Rebecca Cooney

Garden Bridge Trust faces legal action from donors

Garden Bridge Trust faces legal action from donors

The charity was formed to build and run the proposed Thames crossing, but announced last year that it would be winding up

BLF to review £500k grant to transgender children's charity Mermaids

BLF to review £500k grant to transgender children's charity Mermaids

But parts of the sector have criticised the Sunday Times article that reported on the issue, with one charity founder calling it 'hateful spin'

NCVO to close standard for mentoring schemes

NCVO to close standard for mentoring schemes

No jobs will be lost as a result of ending the accreditation process, says the organisation

Government should never stifle legitimate criticism, says charities minister

Government should never stifle legitimate criticism, says charities minister

Mims Davies tells a parliamentary reception that 'independence and freedom of speech are absolutely vital in this sector'

Local authorities give thumbs up to site-management agreements

Local authorities give thumbs up to site-management agreements

According to a report from the Institute of Fundraising, the vast majority believe agreements about where street fundraising can take place have been effective or very effective

Fundraiser of the Week: Eifron Hopper of the RNLI

Fundraiser of the Week: Eifron Hopper of the RNLI

The legacy manager at the lifeboat charity talks to Third Sector about learning from your peers and telling the right story

Half of complaints to Gosh Children's Charity 'related to Presidents Club'

Half of complaints to Gosh Children's Charity 'related to Presidents Club'

The charity's annual report says it received a large number of complaints from people about its initial decision to return money to the controversial fundraising organisation

Regulator says former trustees of Muslim Aid seriously mismanaged the charity

Regulator says former trustees of Muslim Aid seriously mismanaged the charity

In a report published yesterday, the Charity Commission says the charity failed to comply with its own monitoring procedures and had insufficient measures in place to monitor its spending

Government pondering idea of an aid sector ombudsman

Government pondering idea of an aid sector ombudsman

Responding to a report from a parliamentary committee, the government says it partially agrees with this recommendation and is looking at the next steps

More than £13m 'misappropriated' from Belfast-based housing charity, says CCNI

More than £13m 'misappropriated' from Belfast-based housing charity, says CCNI

An interim report on an investigation into Victoria Housing Estates says the charity also paid salaries totalling £3,000 a month to members of a trustee's family