William Shawcross reappointed as chair of the Charity Commission

William Shawcross reappointed as chair of the Charity Commission

Appointed in 2012, Shawcross will from February work for three days a week instead of two

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How Streetbank persuaded the commission to change its mind on registration

How Streetbank persuaded the commission to change its mind on registration

The online platform that allows people to help their neighbours had a tough time convincing the regulator of its charitable purpose. Sam Burne James reports

Don Bawtree: Reflections for annual report season

Don Bawtree: Reflections for annual report season

A new report considers transparency, HMRC makes a last-minute change to VAT rules for charities providing services in the EU and an MP comments on the failures of the Co-operative Bank, writes our finance expert

Stephen Pidgeon: We chase young donors at the risk of ignoring where the real wealth lies

Stephen Pidgeon: We chase young donors at the risk of ignoring where the real wealth lies

It's a fact of life that people in their 50s and early 60s are the ones with the money to donate seriously, writes our columnist

Social enterprise update: Sam Simmons on the Social Value Summit

Social enterprise update: Sam Simmons on the Social Value Summit

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Communications update: Vicky Browning on the campaign giving smartphones to Ebola survivors

Communications update: Vicky Browning on the campaign giving smartphones to Ebola survivors

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Legal Update: Bill will close disqualification loophole

Legal Update: Bill will close disqualification loophole

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