18 Sep 2014
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.
The Payments Council was warned by the Treasury Committee yesterday that its decision to phase out cheques by 2018 should only go ahead if it can prove the public really wants it.
Charities will now be able to make TV and radio adverts which compare one charity with another under new advertising codes launched by the Committee of Advertising Practice and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice yesterday.
Save the Children has signed on to become the first client of new face-to-face company AAP, the trading arm of the Aspinall Foundation.
It has been quite a week for controversial viral videos. First the pop doyennes Lady Gaga and Beyonce get everyone from feminists to misogynists hot under the collar with the release of a racy, and some say retrograde, film clip featuring lesbian kisses and navel-level necklines.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
A court case scheduled for tomorrow will be asked to consider whether a charity's pension scheme liability is more important than the charity’s responsibilities to its beneficiaries, and ultimately its survival.
The Independent Schools Council's election manifesto demands that the Charity Commission end its "illegal" interpretation of public benefit.
Eric Grounds is to leave his position as director of fundraising at Sue Ryder Care to seek a new role as a chief executive, and will be replaced by Andy Taylor.