Sam Burne James

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Vickie Sheriff to leave Which? after six months

Vickie Sheriff to leave Which? after six months

The director of communications and campaigns joined the consumer charity in October last year

Charity Commission's new version of trustee guidance CC3 changes definition of 'should'

Charity Commission's new version of trustee guidance CC3 changes definition of 'should'

The regulator's updated guidance makes the amendment in response to sector concerns that the previous definition was not consistent with charity law

Faith charities must beware the rise of 'dominant individuals', Charity Commission manager warns

Faith charities must beware the rise of 'dominant individuals', Charity Commission manager warns

Nick Donaldson, outreach manager at the regulator, tells a public meeting that the boards of religious charities have the same responsibility to make collective decisions as any other charities

Improved national living wage might be a burden on charities that deliver public services such as caring, sector fears

Improved national living wage might be a burden on charities that deliver public services such as caring, sector fears

The renamed national minimum wage will be set at £7.20 an hour from April next year for over-25s and will rise to at least £9 by 2020, George Osborne announced in his Budget

Charity leaders disappointed by lack of Budget measures on irrecoverable VAT and Gift Aid

Charity leaders disappointed by lack of Budget measures on irrecoverable VAT and Gift Aid

But they welcome giveaways to miltiary charities and say they will watch for plans on further devolution

MPs will quiz charity chiefs on 'vile' fundraising techniques, PASC chair Bernard Jenkin says

MPs will quiz charity chiefs on 'vile' fundraising techniques, PASC chair Bernard Jenkin says

The Conservative MP who chairs the Public Administration Select Committee tells ITV's Good Morning Britain programme that charities are in the 'last-chance saloon'

Futurebuilders England investments lost average 3 per cent of their initial value, report says

Futurebuilders England investments lost average 3 per cent of their initial value, report says

The study by the Boston Consulting Group says this performance is 'more positive than might otherwise be expected' and that the fund suffered from being passed around a number of government departments

Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Daily Mail allegations of privacy breaches at four large charities and a fundraising agency

Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Daily Mail allegations of privacy breaches at four large charities and a fundraising agency

The newspaper names the British Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support, the NSPCC and Oxfam, and says the agency GoGen was 'exploiting loopholes' in the Telephone Preference Service

George Osborne should raise public awareness of Gift Aid and extend rate relief in Budget, sector leaders say

George Osborne should raise public awareness of Gift Aid and extend rate relief in Budget, sector leaders say

Figures including Debra Allcock Tyler of the Directory of Social Change and Tony Armstrong of Locality call on the Chancellor to introduce measures to help charities

Regulator contacts Kids Company trustees to 'urgently assess' funding position

Regulator contacts Kids Company trustees to 'urgently assess' funding position

The Charity Commission acts after reports that Camila Batmanghelidjh, the charity's chief executive, was pressured by the government into stepping down