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Legacy income growth slows in early 2018

Legacy income growth slows in early 2018

Strong growth in the past year masked a downward trend in the first six months of 2018 according to legacy foresight

Regulator looks into disability care charity's finances

Regulator looks into disability care charity's finances

The Charity Commission has opened a compliance case into Ripon Community Link over its sudden withdrawal of services

Charities next to Olympic property funded by lottery funding is "historic irony", DSC says

Charities next to Olympic property funded by lottery funding is "historic irony", DSC says

The Directory of Social Change said the government needed to refund the money borrowed from the Big Lottery Fund to pay for the 2012 Olympic games now, not in a decade

Cashless donation transactions enable donors to bypass banks

Cashless donation transactions enable donors to bypass banks

The system from Six Payment Services allows for payment without having to give bank details

More work needed on connected organisations guidance, commission says

More work needed on connected organisations guidance, commission says

The Charity Commission has published the results of the consultation on its draft guidance on the relationship between charities and connected non-charitable organisations

Simon Blake to leave NUS for mental health organisation

Simon Blake to leave NUS for mental health organisation

Blake will take up the role of chief executive of Mental Health First Aid England in October

Former Charity Commission board member warns against charging plans

Former Charity Commission board member warns against charging plans

Andrew Purkis has written to Baroness Stowell, the chair of the Charity Commission, saying plans to charge larger charities for the commission's services would be "arbitrary and unfair"

Derbyshire council leader warns against CCG decision to stop charity funding

Derbyshire council leader warns against CCG decision to stop charity funding

Charities were given just three weeks to give their views on plans that would see them lose a combined £1.1m in funding

Lewis Coghlin to head up RSPCA fundraising

Lewis Coghlin to head up RSPCA fundraising

Coghlin, currently director of fundraising at Cats Protection, will take up the role in October

Most aid charities expect income to bear up despite safeguarding scandal

Most aid charities expect income to bear up despite safeguarding scandal

Of 15 international aid charities questioned by Third Sector, almost all said they were not anticipating any significant impact on donations