Liam Kay

Regulator probes poverty relief charity after cash seizure by port officials

Regulator probes poverty relief charity after cash seizure by port officials

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into Aid for the Needy & Oppressed after a trustee was stopped by port officers who seized almost £20,000

Charity Finance Group warns of 'ticking time-bomb' of cessation debts

Charity Finance Group warns of 'ticking time-bomb' of cessation debts

The government is consulting on proposed changes to section-75 debt in non-associated, multi-employer, defined-benefit pension schemes

Former trustees and chief executive of Kids Company could face disqualification proceedings

Former trustees and chief executive of Kids Company could face disqualification proceedings

Both Alan Yentob and Camila Batmanghelidjh could be prevented from holding roles as company directors if the proceedings go ahead, it has been reported

Virgin Money Giving to boost London Marathon donations after its website crashed

Virgin Money Giving to boost London Marathon donations after its website crashed

The official fundraising website for the event says it will add 10 per cent to all donations made on its website on 23 and 24 April by way of apology

Majority of charity accounts 'do not meet public benefit reporting requirements'

Majority of charity accounts 'do not meet public benefit reporting requirements'

But the analysis by the Charity Commission also finds that three-quarters meet the needs of readers

Plans to increase probate fees shelved after election called

Plans to increase probate fees shelved after election called

The Ministry of Justice had proposed scrapping the flat fee for probate applications and introducing a banded structure based on the value of estates

Former PA to Mencap chief pleads not guilty to fraud

Former PA to Mencap chief pleads not guilty to fraud

Asra Yildiz, 31, of Hackney in London, is accused in Blackfriars Crown Court of defrauding the mental health charity of more than £34,000 while working as personal assistant to two chief executives

International development charities combine boards and management teams

International development charities combine boards and management teams

Health Poverty Action and Find Your Feet agree the first stage of a partnership that is not a full merger

Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth fined for breaching the lobbying act

Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth fined for breaching the lobbying act

The organisations have criticised the legislation after being handed fines totalling £31,000 for activities carried out during the 2015 general election

Twenty-eight per cent of Northern Ireland charities 'have cash-flow problems'

Twenty-eight per cent of Northern Ireland charities 'have cash-flow problems'

The finding is contained in the quarterly Third Sector Index for the first three months of this year