22/02/18

"The Presidents Club scandal earlier this year reignited the debate as to whether it is ever appropriate for a charity to refuse or return a donation. This is a complex decision, which often has to be taken in a media frenzy."


20/02/18

"Ensuring small charities have the skills and confidence to fundraise can only be done in collaboration, with funders, infrastructure bodies, membership bodies, local, regional and national governments working together – listening to and engaging with small charities to hear their needs and priorities and collectively identifying solutions."


20/02/18

Around 7,000 people have cancelled regular donations to Oxfam in the wake of the Haiti sex scandal.


19/02/18

In light of the Oxfam scandal, robust governance and strong safeguarding policies and procedures are essential to make clear what is illegal and what is not acceptable, says Jayne Adams


20/02/18

Charity regulators across the UK have called for comments on amendments to the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP), following changes in the UK-Irish accounting standards.


13/02/18

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into Oxfam and set out steps to improve safeguarding among the charity sector.


14/02/18

Charities are running out of time to ensure compliance with new data protection laws, and could be ready to face some stuff penalties, a law firm has warned.


13/02/18

Oxfam’s deputy chief executive, Penny Lawrence, has resigned over the Haiti sex scandal, claiming she takes full responsibility for the handling of the events.


12/02/18

Oxfam’s chair Caroline Thomson has announced a ‘package of measures’ for handling sexual abuse cases in the wake of the Haiti scandal.


09/02/18

"Being honest in the self-reflection of performance isn’t always the easiest of tasks, but for trustees, it’s vital to the success of a charity," says Louise Thomson.


12/02/18

The allegations made against Oxfam have “absolutely no place in society”, the Charity Commission has warned.


09/02/18

Oxfam has been accused of covering up for senior aid workers, who allegedly used prostitutes while working in earthquake-hit Haiti.


12/02/18

Facebook is set to award up to $10m (£722,000) in grants to community leaders as part of the Facebook Community Leadership Programme, which aims to fund people creating and leading communities.


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