Andy Ricketts

Regulator freezes accounts of educational charity

Regulator freezes accounts of educational charity

The Charity Commission has also opened a statutory inquiry into Grove Mountain after it was found that most of its income was being withdrawn in cash

The main points for charities from the Budget

The main points for charities from the Budget

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, presented his autumn Budget to the House of Commons today

Good-cause funds from National Lottery down by £37m in first half of the year

Good-cause funds from National Lottery down by £37m in first half of the year

Alongside its half-year results, the lottery operator Camelot says it has appointed Nigel Railton as chief executive

Movers: Former UK ambassador to Afghanistan joins ZSL as director general

Movers: Former UK ambassador to Afghanistan joins ZSL as director general

Plus: Save the Children hires former MSP, a new chief executive for the Norfolk Family Mediation Service and Jonathan Sandall joins SSAFA as director of fundraising

Donations of £1m or more totalled a record £1.83bn last year, report shows

Donations of £1m or more totalled a record £1.83bn last year, report shows

The Coutts' Million Pound Donors Report, which is in its tenth year, also shows a large rise in the value of corporate donations over the past decade

A hand grenade, a stuffed bison and Christmas dinner for a dog - charity shops' weirdest donations

A hand grenade, a stuffed bison and Christmas dinner for a dog - charity shops' weirdest donations

Data collected by the Charities Aid Foundation reveal that an RSPB reserve received hundreds of pairs of tights, and a Sue Ryder outlet was given a full-sized passport photo booth

Government to produce new voluntary sector strategy, says charities minister

Government to produce new voluntary sector strategy, says charities minister

In a written statement, Tracey Crouch says the plans would 'reaffirm the value that government places on civil society'

Jersey lifeboat crew plans to break with the RNLI

Jersey lifeboat crew plans to break with the RNLI

The coxswain of the St Helier lifeboat, Andy Hibbs, was sacked and then reinstated by the parent charity for allegedly breaking the code of conduct

HMRC 'is taking a punitive approach' to care worker back-pay issue

HMRC 'is taking a punitive approach' to care worker back-pay issue

The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group says there is a lack of clarity with the scheme to make care charities give sleep-in staff back pay within 15 months

Business Charity Awards 2018 open for entries

Business Charity Awards 2018 open for entries

The deadline for entries is 1 February, and the event takes place in London on 23 May, as part of Third Sector's Fundraising Week