John Plummer

Charity Commission begins closure of Afghan Heroes

Charity Commission begins closure of Afghan Heroes

It has issued an order to direct the winding up, five years after it opened a statutory inquiry into the charity

Insuring against a PR crisis

Insuring against a PR crisis

When crisis strikes, it's hard to know where to turn. But, as John Plummer discovers, it's worth speaking to your insurer first as many now offer a range of assistance as part of their policies

Ignore fraudulent FPS email, regulator warns

Ignore fraudulent FPS email, regulator warns

The email purports to come from the regulator and offers gift certificates - something the regulator warns that it would never offer

Sector reacts with sadness to demise of vinspired

Sector reacts with sadness to demise of vinspired

The youth volunteering charity is to close with the loss of 20 jobs

Youth volunteering charity vinspired to close

Youth volunteering charity vinspired to close

Set up by the last Labour government, the organisation has struggled since the introduction of the National Citizen Service; 20 jobs will be lost

Regulator examines footballers' charity amid concerns about chief executive's pay

Regulator examines footballers' charity amid concerns about chief executive's pay

The Charity Commission says it is aware of concerns about the expenditure of the Professional Footballers' Association Charity after it emerged the PFA paid Gordon Taylor £2.2m last year

Fundraising Regulator-branded car nothing to do with us, watchdog says

Fundraising Regulator-branded car nothing to do with us, watchdog says

NCVO consultant Daniel Francis sparks mystery by tweeting picture of a Fundraising Regulator-branded car - the regulator says no such car exists

Minister promises smaller contracts that will take greater account of social value

Minister promises smaller contracts that will take greater account of social value

David Lidington says he wants to promote a 'healthy and diverse marketplace' of bidders, including voluntary sector organisations

IoF launches initiative to improve diversity in fundraising

IoF launches initiative to improve diversity in fundraising

The Change Collective scheme has been set up with support from an advisory panel on equality, diversity and inclusion

Humankind and Blenheim CDP to merge

Humankind and Blenheim CDP to merge

The charities say they will come together under Humankind's name next year