Niki May Young

Niki May Young

Niki May Young was employed by Civil Society Media as website editor from March 2010 until July 2013.

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American campaign launched to dispel admin cost myth

Three of America’s largest charity sector information sources have penned an open letter to donors dispelling the myth that the proportion of funds spent on overheads is a measure of worthiness or effectiveness.

Bernard Jenkin is chair of the PASC

The Public Administration Select Committee has supported Lord Hodgson's recommendation to fine charities that submit their annual returns late to the Charity Commission, in its report into the efficacy of the Charities Act 2006.

New Disclosure and Barring Service to filter minor offences

Filters that will remove some minor offences and cautions from the new Disclosure and Barring Service are effective from today.

 Commission moots indicating FRSB membership on charity register

Charities’ membership or non-membership of the Fundraising Standards Board could be included on the charity register from 2014, alongside details of any public fundraising arrangements, following proposals put to the charity sector for consultation by the Charity Commission today.

Legal challenge should be the absolute last resort. It is the threat of legal challenge with the procurement regulations that has made councils over-cautious about maximising social value in the first place. We need to work in partnership on this one.

» Bubb: Acevo will take bodies which don't take Social Value Act seriously to court

Mountstar appeal 'too vague' says judge in Cup Trust inquiry

Mountstar PTC Ltd, the single corporate trustee of the Cup Trust, has a month to expand on its appeal against the Charity Commission's decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity, after its grounds were deemed 'too vague' by the Charity Tribunal judge.

Cabinet Office appoints new Charity Commission board

The Cabinet Office has announced the six new board members of the Charity Commission that will replace the current governance team at the regulator serving under William Shawcross as chair.

Wellington School

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has passed five schools in its charity test, but one has failed, having provided “too narrow” an access to the benefit it provides.

Tom Henderson, founder and former CEO of Shelterbox and trustee of Shelter for Humanity

The founder of Shelterbox disaster relief charity, who was last year dismissed as its CEO amid claims of conflicts of interest, has launched a new disaster relief charity.

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