William Shawcross, chair, Charity Commission (image credit: Fergus Burnett)

Shawcross reappointed as chair of the Charity Commission

29 Jan 2015 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.


Shawcross reappointed as chair of the Charity Commission

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Nick Hurd

Minister for civil society Nick Hurd lent himself to celebrations for the twentieth anniversary of Charities Evaluation Services on Wednesday, praising the service for improving quality in the sector.

PC David Rathband was blinded by gunman Raoul Moat in July 2010

The policeman victim of gunman Raoul Moat is launching a charity to raise funds for emergency service workers injured while on duty.

Oxford University

A £75m donation from an American industrialist has allowed Oxford University to open a new school of government.

Impact Coalition launches transparency manifesto

The Impact Coalition has launched a 'transparency manifesto' to help charities respond to media attention and address the perception gap between how the public think charities operate and the reality.

I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?

» NPC: 'It's time to consider the role of religious charities'

Simon Blake

A renewed draft Compact has been launched today to fit the approach of the new coalition government and complement the Comprehensive Spending Review in October 2010.

Croydon Council in funding u-turn

Croydon Council has restored £72,000 in funding for two charities which were part of a cull in June that saw spending on the voluntary sector slashed by around 60 per cent by the council.

Payroll giving through CAF increased by £50m

Payroll giving increased more than twice over during the last decade, according to figures released by the Charities Aid Foundation.

Face-to-face fundraisers or 'chuggers' often receive bad press

The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association is to meet with Manchester city managers after media reports that the city had planned to devise its own code for street fundraisers.

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