Liam Kay

We'd need more resources to encourage mergers, says regulator's policy director

We'd need more resources to encourage mergers, says regulator's policy director

The Charity Commission's Sarah Atkinson tells an event that if the regulator had the resources of ten years ago it would be better placed

Oxfam's former head of safeguarding calls for ombudsman to investigate sexual abuse in aid sector

Oxfam's former head of safeguarding calls for ombudsman to investigate sexual abuse in aid sector

Helen Evans tells MPs on the International Development Committee that the Charity Commission does not have sufficient resources to adequately tackle problems in the international aid sector

Include information on volunteering in government pension information, says Lords' report

Include information on volunteering in government pension information, says Lords' report

The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement, chaired by Tory peer Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, also recommends an Access to Volunteering scheme

Charities 'less involved than ever' in probation services, says report

Charities 'less involved than ever' in probation services, says report

Dame Glenys Stacey, the Chief Inspector of Probation, says that since reforms made in 2014 the future looks bleak for some third sector organisations

Charities are not 'future-literate', futurologist tells NCVO conference

Charities are not 'future-literate', futurologist tells NCVO conference

Mark Stevenson says technological changes and democratisation will transform the world in the near future, but charities are too set in their ways to make best use of the opportunity

People trust charities no more than strangers they meet, says chair of regulator

People trust charities no more than strangers they meet, says chair of regulator

Baroness Stowell, chair of the Charity Commission, tells the NCVO annual conference that charities can't expect the public to give them the benefit of the doubt when scandals occur

Best-known charities hold an average four months of reserves

Best-known charities hold an average four months of reserves

Examination by Third Sector of the accounts of 157 top charities finds the mean reserve level is £23.3m

HS2 rail development forces dogs charity to consider £1m move

HS2 rail development forces dogs charity to consider £1m move

A third of the land owned by the Border Collie Trust near Rugeley in Staffordshire has been earmarked for HS2

Fundraising Regulator publishes guide to new audit requirements

Fundraising Regulator publishes guide to new audit requirements

Charities will now be required to report extra information about agreements with professional fundraisers and provide extra information on compliance with voluntary regulation

Regulator opens inquiry into Save the Children

Regulator opens inquiry into Save the Children

The Charity Commission's investigation will examine the charity's handling of claims of misconduct against senior staff after recent revelations