18 Sep 2014
The Cranfield Trust has added its voice to the view that there are too many charities, recommending to the Cabinet Office that the Charity Commission ought to impose “tougher demands” on people who want to set up a new one.
The new foundation being set up by former Big Society Network chief executive Steve Moore has applied for charitable status.
The Charity Commission is meeting with the trustees of Society Network Foundation this week in an attempt to gather more information for its investigation into apparent misuse of a restricted government grant and payments to its chair and staff.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
Voluntary Services Overseas saw its income increase by 20 per cent to £68.7m in 2013/14, according to its latest annual report.
Oxfam’s total income rose by more than £21m to £389m in the year to March 2014, according to its annual report and accounts published today.
Wage bill savings at the Charity Commission have finally outweighed the direct costs of making a third of its staff redundant. But Tania Mason wonders if it is a false economy.
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