The war in Ukraine has seen many atrocities and displacement of millions of Ukrainians from their homes. A number of UK charities have set up appeals. However as always there are many scams around. The charities below are well known and it is safe to contribute to their Ukraine appeals. The British Red Cross has launched […]
The Charity Commission have updated their guidance for dealing with coronavirus which we clearly have to cope with for forseeable future so it is worth reading the link at https://rb.gy/zep19i Read to see if there is anything else you can do to protect staff and beneficiaries of the charities work.
Charity fraud awareness week (18-22 October 2021) has just finished but sadly fraud will carry on. It is worth checking this webpage for information which may assist your organisation to combat fraud. https://rb.gy/kthqzz
The Charity Commission has said the public does not accept that charity bosses should receive salaries higher than the private sector. Public confidence and trust in charities can be badly affected if they perceive an abuse of position. The four most important expectations of a charity are where the money goes, the impact that they […]
The High Court has today ruled against the Official Receiver in its case for disqualification brought against the directors of the charity “Kids Company”, together with its CEO Camila Batmanghelidjh. This is good news for those who are trustees / directors of charitable companies, as well as charity trustees more generally. The Court decided that although the […]
See http://tiny.cc/6vi7tz for answers to commonly asked questions relating to day to day management and the effect Covid has had on charities.
The Charity Commission’s guidance has been updated to give consideration of the extent to which the charity sector can undertake activities aiming to help with the effects of the virus. Charities may be keen to tackle the Coronavirus and its impact, but not all charities will find themselves in a position to help. It depends […]
Government has now published useful guidance for charities at http://shorturl.at/dCFI5 including answering questions such as:- How do I get support to pay my charity staff? Can I use reserves and restricted funds to help my charity through the crisis? Can I cancel or postpone my charity’s AGM or other key meetings? Can I use video, […]
Free online resource for charities launched by the Government. It is a safeguarding portal created to help charities handle safeguarding concerns or allegations. See https://safeguarding.culture.gov.uk/ The portal is intended to show charities how to handle a safeguarding concern or allegation, with prompts to take certain actions or to contact particular people or agencies. It also […]
Marie Stopes International has been warned by the Charity Commission that its work faced being “undermined” over the decision to award its CEO a bonus equivalent to his salary.Simon Cooke the chief executive earned £434000 last year including bonuses- up from £300532 in 2017. The charity had not been able to provide the Commission with […]