Liam Kay

Scotland plans end to private schools' business rates relief from September

Scotland plans end to private schools' business rates relief from September

If the proposals pass through the Scottish parliament successfully, private schools will have to pay full business rates from 1 September next year

IoF launches confidential sexual harassment helpline

IoF launches confidential sexual harassment helpline

The new service will enable people to report harassment by an IoF member or that took place at an IoF event

Access offers £6m more through its enterprise development programme

Access offers £6m more through its enterprise development programme

The social investment foundation's programme works to support enterprise models in charities and social enterprises

Four ways to liven up the annual report

Four ways to liven up the annual report

Liam Kay looks at the ways in which an annual report and accounts can be so much more than regulatory box-ticking

The Challenge claims it has been 'bled dry' by the NCS Trust

The Challenge claims it has been 'bled dry' by the NCS Trust

But the trust says it is 'categorically untrue' that it owes £10m to The Challenge, which went into administration last week

Trustees paid themselves almost half a million pounds of unauthorised benefit

Trustees paid themselves almost half a million pounds of unauthorised benefit

The Charity Commission has disqualified three former trustees at the Christian charity Kingdom Life Ministries from being charity board members for 10 years

Shadow charities minister calls for answers after The Challenge collapses

Shadow charities minister calls for answers after The Challenge collapses

Vicky Foxcroft says she wants to know how the NCS will deliver programmes in future

War of words after NCS Trust rejects responsibility for The Challenge entering administration

War of words after NCS Trust rejects responsibility for The Challenge entering administration

The trust says it has been 'working tirelessly to negotiate a way forward', while The Challenge accuses its former partner of 'high-handed, arrogant behaviour'

Paul Hamlyn Foundation awards £1.2m in grants to six charities

Paul Hamlyn Foundation awards £1.2m in grants to six charities

The foundation's Backbone Fund will help to support the chosen organisations over five years

Youth charity The Challenge goes into administration

Youth charity The Challenge goes into administration

The organisation was the largest provider of services for the National Citizen Service programme

Beware of contract culture, Princess Anne tells charities

Beware of contract culture, Princess Anne tells charities

Speaking at the annual Hinton Lecture, she also calls for charities to retain their independence and be wary of too much professionalisation

Society of Antiquaries says its governance is 'not fit for purpose'

Society of Antiquaries says its governance is 'not fit for purpose'

The charity says its procedures will be reformed after fellows voted against expelling a child sex offender

Marie Curie income falls slightly year on year

Marie Curie income falls slightly year on year

But the charity's accounts show that it made an overall surplus of £4m

Historic Royal Palaces accidentally sends tweet endorsing Conservative Party

Historic Royal Palaces accidentally sends tweet endorsing Conservative Party

The charity said it was a mistake and the tweet was deleted five minutes later

Society of Antiquaries rejects proposal to remove sex offender from membership

Society of Antiquaries rejects proposal to remove sex offender from membership

A meeting of fellows of the organisation made the decision after the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse confirmed he had committed two acts of gross indecency with a minor

Election 2019: what the party manifestos say

Election 2019: what the party manifestos say

As the third general election in five years approaches, what are the main players offering?

EU funding levels will be maintained in all four home nations, says Tory manifesto

EU funding levels will be maintained in all four home nations, says Tory manifesto

The document, launched in Telford on Sunday, also says £500m of the proposed UK Shared Prosperity Fund will go towards helping disadvantaged people

Use dormant assets to help the charity sector, Brexit Party manifesto says

Use dormant assets to help the charity sector, Brexit Party manifesto says

Up to £2bn in dormant assets could be released for the sector, but the party also advocates a hard Brexit and halving foreign aid spending