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OSCR appoints interim manager to LGBT charity that changed objects without consent

OSCR appoints interim manager to LGBT charity that changed objects without consent

The Scottish regulator had opened an inquiry into the Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Community Project in 2018, expressing concerns about loans made to a trustee, the use of properties and the changing of its objects

Charities minister reappointed to role

Charities minister reappointed to role

The Conservative peer led the domestic abuse charity Safe Lives for 13 years before entering parliament

'Shouldergate' dress auction raises more than £20,000 for Girlguiding

'Shouldergate' dress auction raises more than £20,000 for Girlguiding

Shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin hit back at those who criticised her for baring her shoulder in the dress while raising a point of order in the Commons

Oliver Dowden appointed culture secretary in reshuffle

Oliver Dowden appointed culture secretary in reshuffle

The MP for Hertsmere succeeds Baroness Morgan at the department that holds responsibility for the voluntary sector

Review of Fundraising Preference Service to ask if it's still needed

Review of Fundraising Preference Service to ask if it's still needed

The Fundraising Regulator has commissioned a consultancy to carry out an independent review of the FPS

Ed Mayo to become chief executive of Pilotlight

Ed Mayo to become chief executive of Pilotlight

Currently secretary general of Co-operatives UK, he will succeed Gillian Murray in the summer

Former charities minister appointed chair of Access

Former charities minister appointed chair of Access

Hurd, who was Minister for Civil Society from 2010 to 2014, will join the social investment foundation in April, succeeding John Kingston

Salaries for women in finance roles 'growing faster than for men'

Salaries for women in finance roles 'growing faster than for men'

Research by a recruitment company finds that average pay for women in charity finance roles rose by 4.1 per cent last year, but by 2.4 per cent for similar men

MP proposes bill to set up support body for small, front-line charities

MP proposes bill to set up support body for small, front-line charities

Simon Fell, the new Tory member for Barrow & Furness, came 19th out of the 20 MPs in a ballot who can put forward private member's bills

Mass-participation fundraising will get harder, survey suggests

Mass-participation fundraising will get harder, survey suggests

A survey of more than 300 finds that 74 per cent disagreed with the statement 'fundraising will be easier in 2020 than in 2019'

Financial pressures 'forcing social care providers to hand contracts back'

Financial pressures 'forcing social care providers to hand contracts back'

A report from the learning disabilities charity Hft says 45 per cent of providers had to relinquish contracts last year

St Mungo's staff vote to strike

St Mungo's staff vote to strike

According to the union Unite, 84 per cent of those who took part voted for industrial action in a dispute over terms and conditions

Campaign to Protect Rural England changes its name

Campaign to Protect Rural England changes its name

The charity hopes the new name will help it to attract more support and encourage people to engage with the countryside

Building society trials contactless donations point

Building society trials contactless donations point

Nationwide has installed a tap-to-donate machine in one of its branches, which will raise funds to support local homeless people

Shelter Scotland director stands down after 12 years

Shelter Scotland director stands down after 12 years

Graeme Brown says he will leave in May 'to have a rest, refresh and then pick up on some other projects'

Housing charity cheated out of almost £1m by cyber criminals

Housing charity cheated out of almost £1m by cyber criminals

Red Kite Community Housing, a community benefit society providing social housing in Wycombe, says £932,691 was stolen in August

Addaction rebrands to become more accessible

Addaction rebrands to become more accessible

From 26 February the drug, alcohol and mental health charity, founded in 1967, will be known as We Are With You