Rebecca Cooney

Ex-manager admits £350k fraud against the British Red Cross

Ex-manager admits £350k fraud against the British Red Cross

Mary Booth, 56, of Croydon in south London, pleaded guilty at Paisley Sheriff Court to embezzling nearly £360,000 and will be sentenced in August

A watchable musical that adds little to the debate on Kids Co

A watchable musical that adds little to the debate on Kids Co

Rebecca Cooney reviews The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Takes Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship With Kids Company

Homelessness charity removed from register after conflict of interest disclosed

Homelessness charity removed from register after conflict of interest disclosed

After an investigation, the Charity Commission acted against Fresh Start Housing, which referred clients to a lettings agency owned by its founder

ACF launches good grant-making practice project

ACF launches good grant-making practice project

The Association of Charitable Foundations says the Stronger Foundations Project will explore grant-making, learning, diversity and transparency

Gaps in accountability for overseas aid, says NAO report

Gaps in accountability for overseas aid, says NAO report

A paper from the National Audit Office says that, as responsibility has splintered, keeping track of accountability has become more difficult

Government offers low-cost fundraising training

Government offers low-cost fundraising training

The £200,000 scheme will offer 5,000 training opportunities in the first year

ICO monitored Christian Aid, Greenpeace and the RNIB for three months

ICO monitored Christian Aid, Greenpeace and the RNIB for three months

The charities were placed on a watch list while the Information Commissioner's Office investigated potential breaches of data-protection law

New inquiries tripled last year, says regulator's annual report

New inquiries tripled last year, says regulator's annual report

In the year to 31 March 2017, some 187 inquiries were opened by the Charity Commission, compared with 52 in the previous financial year

Modernising of legacy law is vital, says Remember A Charity

Modernising of legacy law is vital, says Remember A Charity

The legacy consortium is backing proposals in a consultation on the issue launched by the Law Commission

Review sector's response to Grenfell-like emergencies, says British Red Cross chief

Review sector's response to Grenfell-like emergencies, says British Red Cross chief

Mike Adamson says the response to the fire was good, but some lessons still need to be learned; however, he rules out a domestic DEC