13 Mar 2014
NCVO and the Charities Aid Foundation have ditched their annual co-produced philanthropy report, UK Giving, after the 2012 report prompted much criticism within the charity sector.
The Pensions Trust has called in fraud prevention service CIFAS after it was revealed that records of 109,000 charity workers had been stolen from its software providers NorthgateArinso in May.
Former chief Charity Commissioner Robin Guthrie has died aged 71. During his career he held a number of key positions, including nine years as director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and director of economic and social affairs at the Council of Europe.
The Charities Aid Foundation has said that if a new 'European foundation' classification is to be successful, then it must be implemented with strong supervision and regulation.
The Charity Commission's decision to take 'ministerial interest' into account when assessing risk in providing services to charities is at odds with its own claim to be independent, according to the Charity Law Association.
Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.
A CAF Bank survey of 280 charities has revealed that 42 per cent are struggling to deliver services because of the low interest rates.
Rose Wilson and Su Sayer offer advice as to how best to deal with a difficult trustee who just won't budge.
25 Mar 2014