29 Oct 2013
The Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
Union representatives at Shelter are recommending that staff reject the latest compromise deal in the homelessness charity's ongoing contract dispute.
Cancer Research UK is to cut its programme of international challenge events because they are no longer proving "cost-effective".
The Charity Commission is to set up meetings with charities to discuss the potential impact of venture philanthropy on levels of public trust and confidence in the sector. The meetings are likely to form part of a new programme of work by the Commission that aims to help it meet a new duty to “act in a way that is compatible with encouraging charitable giving”.
It's a shame that government doesn't think harder about the link between spending money & resources and outcomes.
The Palestinian Relief and Development Fund, otherwise known as Interpal, is remaining buoyant despite being under investigation by the Charity Commission.
It can be easy to fall into the trap of marooning your online and offline supporters on separate islands with no paddle. Flexible communication channels are key, explains Blackbaud's Steve MacLaughlin.
Although the government will not be drawn on a final budget for the Olympics, reports during the last month have suggested the total cost of the games could be as high as £5.1bn, double the original projected cost of £2.38bn. And concern is mounting that the National Lottery will be faced with an extra bill to help meet these costs.