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UK regulator removes 28 organisations from charity register

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st October 2019 -  The charity watchdog says more than £50 million in charitable funds have been accounted for following its inquiry  The UK Charity Commission has removed the charitable status of

UK charity slammed for long-running management failures

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th September 2019 -  Trustees of a UK housing charity have come under fire for failing to report the death of a resident and receiving unauthorised payments. The UK Charity Commission has sanctioned and

UK charity sector’s audit standards don’t add up

Luke Michael, Thursday, 29th August 2019 -  Many UK charities are failing to provide an accurate and clear picture of their finances, with new research showing almost 50 per cent of organisations are not properly scrutinising

UK inquiry finds Oxfam failed to act on child sex abuse claims

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 12th June 2019 -  Oxfam GB put protecting its reputation above the need to protect children who were allegedly sexually abused by its workers, a damning report from the charity commission says. The

Why the UK charity sector needs a ‘cultural upheaval’

Luke Michael, Thursday, 6th June 2019 -  The UK charity sector must overhaul its culture to remedy a major decline in public trust, the chair of the charity commission believes. Speaking at a Charity2020 event in London last

UK Charity Commission probe redirects $25 million to NGOs

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th April 2019 -  Millions of dollars of misused charity funds have been distributed to good causes amid a lengthy investigation by the UK Charity Commission.   The commission’s statutory inquiry

Staff Survey Reveals High Staff Engagement in UK Charity Commission

Luke Michael, Thursday, 31st January 2019 -  Staff engagement in the UK Charity Commission has reached its highest level in 10 years, according to results from the 2018 Civil Service people survey. The Charity Commission published

Trust in UK Charities, Findings Challenged

Paul Carter, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  There has been a challenge to recent research findings suggesting that the British public’s trust in charities was at an all-time low. The Charity Commission’s latest trust research

UK Reveals Analysis on Charity Fraud

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd November 2016 -  More than a third of charity fraud cases in the UK came from inside the organisations –  perpetrated by trustees, staff or volunteers, according to the first published report of serious…

Extremists to be Wiped from Charity Boards

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 1st October 2015 -  The UK Charity Commission will have the ability to purge “extremist” trustees from charities in England and Wales, according to reports. According to The Telegraph…

UK Charity Fraudster Jailed

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 22nd January 2014 -  A former UK Magistrate and Bishop has been sentenced to two years jail on fraud charges after an investigation by the UK Charity Commission – the charity regulator for England…

Financial Abuse and Mismanagement Top UK Charity Issues

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th December 2013 -  Fraud, financial abuse and financial mismanagement featured in nearly 80 per cent of the UK Charity Commission's investigations into charities last year, according to a new…
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