Russell Hargrave

The Victoria and Albert Museum (Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images)

V&A urged to address alleged conflicts of interest after trustee hosted private events at museum

The charity and DCMS defended the events, arguing they were part of the Victoria and Albert Museum's corporate partnership scheme and that Ben Elliot’s company paid for use of the venue

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Air ambulance charity forced to cancel competition after being targeted by scammers

Wales Air Ambulance says fraudsters used fake Instagram and Facebook accounts to try to fool potential supporters into sharing personal information

Seb Lovell-Huckle

Music charity appoints chief executive

Seb Lovell-Huckle will join the English Symphony Orchestra from the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Raleigh International closes with immediate effect

Almost 50 jobs have been lost and young people who have spent months fundraising for expeditions have had them cancelled at short notice

National Lottery Community Fund given advice by ICO after data breach

In 2021 the funder warned charities it had lost unencrypted disks holding six years’ worth of data on charities, including bank account details

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Soaring inflation could be worse for the sector than the Covid-19 pandemic, charities warned

The rate of inflation hit a 40-year high this month, raising further concerns about the cost of living

Aimi McCaffrey (Photograph: Nottinghamshire Police)

Tributes paid to charity leader hit by car while out jogging

Aimi McCaffrey had been chief executive of the children’s charity TwentyTwenty for the past two years

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Former Unicef UK chief helping to set up charity funded by Chelsea FC sale

Mike Penrose was in the top job at Unicef UK between 2016 and 2019

V&A museum (Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Government in contact with Victoria and Albert Museum over allegations against trustees

The Mail on Sunday newspaper claimed the charity’s chair had offered a private tour of the museum as prize in an auction to raise funds for the Conservative Party

Jim Minton

Mayor's Fund for London reveals new chief

Jim Minton will join from the anti-poverty charity Toynbee Hall

Charities creating ‘unrealistic expectations’ by taking on cut-price council contracts, think tank warns

NPC says that if charities choose to subsidise contracts it might become harder for them to argue for a financial uplift