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The Charity Commission will expect all charities to become part of a voluntary sector umbrella body, and has mooted highlighting on the Commission website the memberships that charities hold.
Payment of trustees is coming whether we like it or not, according to president of NCVO, Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbott.
It's not surprising that Christians' response to the atheist bus campaign became the fourth most complained-about ad in the Advertising Standard Authority's history with over 1,000 complaints compared with merely 100 for the atheist adverts.
This is really worrying. Why do the Charity Commission give priority to late delivery of annual accounts, when there are issues of greater concern. It's like money laundering and the production of the necessary documents. Those perpetrating frauds always make sure to get their paper work right and delivered on time.
Locality has been selected to lead the government’s £15m programme to recruit and train 5,000 community organisers.
More than half of the public think there are too many charities and want the sector to be rationalised, research carried out for the Charities Act review has shown.
I always thought charity shops were meant to be value for money. Recently, however, I've been shocked with the prices at local stores. At one charity retailer, who will go unnamed, the lowest price for an item of clothing has been around £6 for ages, and books go for £3 - £4
The Social Enterprise Mark (SEM) Company has sought legal advice about how to handle members of Rise who have publicly objected to plans to dissolve the organisation and transfer its assets to SEM.