Russell Hargrave

Islamic Centre of England

Lawyer chosen as interim manager of controversial mosque hits back at critics

Emma Moody says she has 'years of experience advising charities of all faiths'

Russ Jefferys

Russ Jefferys: Why Parkrun needs rapid growth and a ‘new future’

The chief executive has big ambitions for the charity, which is emerging from recent controversy

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Charity shop income up more than 15 per cent this year

But the Charity Retail Association warns charity shops are struggling to fill staff and volunteer vacancies


Call to ban government from Charity Commission appointments after Conservative donor's selection

Former Acevo boss Sir Stephen Bubb says the decision is an 'absolute example' of why reform is needed

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Big Issue Foundation closes as part of organisational overhaul

No jobs will be lost as a result of the changes, the charity says

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Women's and girls' charities receive below 2 per cent of total sector funding - research

Grant-maker Rosa says the situation could have 'devastating consequences' for small organisations

The Islamic Centre of England

Civil society leaders label regulator ‘Islamophobic’ over action against controversial mosque

The open letter, signed by charities and by scandal-hit figures embroiled in past antisemitism rows, is ‘misleading’, says the Charity Commission

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Charity deletes 'ambassador' Phillip Schofield from its website

RVS says it has 'no plans scheduled to work with him in the future'

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School fees hike helps Anglican education charity's income soar

The Woodard Corporation made 11 per cent more in 2021/22, financial documents reveal

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Small charities' costs to rise, volunteers and donations to fall - report

Easyfundraising's survey says the majority of organisations are braced for challenges


Girlguiding bosses to hold talks with campaigners as cuts crisis deepens

Third Sector understands the charity is planning discussions amid anger about five adventure centres being axed

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'It's not a safe space': Charity quits Twitter after targeted attacks

The gay rights organisation has 33,000 followers, but will concentrate on using other platforms

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Report calls for unrestricted funding to stay – despite some charities ‘gaming the system’

The latest Third Sector Trends research shows a big rise in this type of funding between 2019 and 2022

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Regulator considers action as report exposes Methodist Church abuse and misogyny

The Charity Commission is studying the details of the report, which highlights ‘inappropriate touching and lewd remarks’

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In-depth: Is there really an extremism problem in the charity sector?

Russell Hargrave looks at the politics, rhetoric and risk rolled up in this divisive debate

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Museum survives as it hits £85,000 target

The Vagina Museum will now move into a new home in east London

Islamic Centre of England

Controversial Islamic charity closes amid ‘safety fears’ for worshippers

The organisation, the subject of a Charity Commission inquiry, left a note on its gates to inform the public of the closure

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Regulator launches inquiry into giant charity fighting financial problems

The organisation is working with the Charity Commission after four years of spending more money than it raised

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Fundraising umbrella body set to cut staff

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising says a restructure will make it 'more agile'