Andy Ricketts

British Red Cross affected by cyber attack on global partner that compromised data on more than 500,000 people

The BRC has suspended its family tracing work after the International Committee of the Red Cross was hit by the attack

Cats Protection interim chief steps down after raising concerns about 18 cats kept by chair

Charles Darley leaves the role just three months into a year-long contract saying chair Linda Upson keeping so many animals in her three-bedroom home is a 'cat welfare disaster'

Charities missing out on hundreds of millions of pounds in Gift Aid, research finds

Research by the Charities Aid Foundation finds that almost a quarter of eligible donors did not claim Gift Aid on charitable donations in the previous year

Keep changes made to 'draconian' bill on protests, charities urge government

A coalition of civil society organisations says the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill risks 'destroying people’s right to protest'

Charity benefits from people buying app that shares name with the hit game Wordle

Steven Cravotta says he was shocked to discover an app he created five years ago had been downloaded more than 200,000 times in a week

Civil society organisations oppose government 'assault' on right to protest

The group warns measures in the policing bill will put civil liberties at risk

Prince Andrew stripped of charity patronages

The titles are expected to be passed to other members of the royal family

Top earners at Wellcome Trust paid almost £8m each after investments boomed

The grant-maker recorded its best investment returns for 25 years and plans to increase charitable spending to £16bn over the next decade

New chief appointed at the Royal Academy of Dance

Tim Arthur will succeed Luke Rittner, who is retiring after 23 years in the role

MPs to quiz William Shawcross over failed Charity Commission chair appointment

Shawcross is a former chair of the regulator, but is to be questioned by the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee in his role as the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Interim chair of the Charity Commission appointed for a further six months

Ian Karet's term as temporary custodian has been extended until the end of June

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Comic Relief to drop biennial Sport Relief event and run Red Nose Day every year instead

The two events have been held in alternate years but Sport Relief will become an all-year-round campaign

New fundraising director at RNIB

Chris Jarrett will join in the new year from Sense