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of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
Ian Allsop presents the findings of our annual review of the charity banking scene. Statistical analysis by Gareth Jones.
The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has abandoned a target to subcontract 10 per cent of offender services to the third sector in favour of a best value approach to commissioning.
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
It was widely criticised as a dull Budget. It says a lot about the importance of style over substance in modern politics that David Cameron thought.
Gareth Jones presents the new constituent list for the Charity 100 Index.
The Charity Commission has warned charities to think carefully before bringing beneficiaries onto their trustee boards, after an investigation into mismanagement at a Welsh branch of the mental health charity Mind.