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The Office of the Third Sector is to be replaced by the Office for Civil Society, taking responsibility for charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations in the Cabinet Office. .
Music charity Rhythmix has said the X Factor has left it with ‘considerable’ legal bills, following a battle with the programme over an X Factor band who tried to trademark the charity’s name.
More window dressing...Until Mr Grayling takes a pragmatic enforcement role by protecting smaller charity sector organisations from being duffed up by larger ones, this code of conduct is pretty profoundly worthless.
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.
An Age UK Croydon office has suffered an estimated £30,000 worth of damage as rioters looted IT equipment and damaged office equipment, while an Age UK staff member was trapped inside.
Microsoft will offer its refurbished computers to charities for as little as £95 as part of its commitment to Race Online 2012, a government campaign to get millions of people who have never been online connected to the web by the end of 2012.