Liam Kay

Wellcome Trust paid its highest earner more than £3.7m last year

Wellcome Trust paid its highest earner more than £3.7m last year

The charity's accounts show that its in-house investment team grew its investment income from £354.1m to £386.3m in the year to 30 September

Charity Commission chair's tax expert daughter appointed to NCVO commission

Charity Commission chair's tax expert daughter appointed to NCVO commission

Eleanor Shawcross Wolfson is the daughter of William Shawcross and a former deputy chief of staff for the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne

Levy on plastic bottles 'could raise £1.75m a day for good causes'

Levy on plastic bottles 'could raise £1.75m a day for good causes'

The Charities Aid Foundation says a 5p levy on single-use plastic bottles could bring in more than £600m a year for good causes, at current usage levels

Camila Batmanghelidjh facing a 'modern-day witch trial', her lawyer says

Camila Batmanghelidjh facing a 'modern-day witch trial', her lawyer says

Disqualification proceedings are being brought against the founder of Kids Company and the charity's former trustees

Regulator tells Oxfam to conduct review after sexual abuse claims

Regulator tells Oxfam to conduct review after sexual abuse claims

The charity is looking into issues such as how it tracks and reports on allegations of sexual misconduct

Government redrafts Tampon Tax Fund guidance after 'gagging clause' error

Government redrafts Tampon Tax Fund guidance after 'gagging clause' error

Supporting documents initially suggested that charities could use funds for campaigning, but this is not the case

Data of hundreds of RNIB customers might have been stolen by hackers, charity says

Data of hundreds of RNIB customers might have been stolen by hackers, charity says

The sight-loss charity says hackers accessed payment card details belonging to as many as 817 customers of its online shop

Appointment of next Charity Commission chair delayed until new year

Appointment of next Charity Commission chair delayed until new year

The successful candidate was due to appear before a parliamentary committee on 12 December but the hearing has been cancelled because the government has not yet decided who to appoint

Brexit could bring sharper focus on social value in commissioning, says review

Brexit could bring sharper focus on social value in commissioning, says review

A report for Social Enterprise UK by ex-Tory MP Chris White, who introduced the social value act, makes five recommendations for reforming the legislation

Regulator publishes revised safeguarding strategy

Regulator publishes revised safeguarding strategy

The Charity Commission's document reminds trustees of the reasonable steps they should take to safeguard staff, volunteers and beneficiaries