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  • 02 Dec 2014 12:51 PM | Anonymous member

    Help for Heroes fundraiser Mike Buss has said it is not fair that he answer allegations of fraud made against him due to mental health issues.

    http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11634009.Heroes_fraud_allegation_man_declares_he_has_mental_issues/

     

  • 27 Nov 2014 1:27 PM | Anonymous member

    In times of austerity the number of scams aimed at conning people out of their hard-earned money unfortunately tends to rise.

    http://www.findlaw.co.uk/law/consumer/scams/500563.html

     

  • 18 Nov 2014 2:25 PM | Anonymous member

    A former bookkeeper of Newtownabbey Linfield Supporters Club who admitted transferring £32,642 from the club's accounts into his own has been sent to prison.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-30059668

     

  • 12 Nov 2014 2:18 PM | Anonymous member

    The Charity Commission is marking the fifth annual National Trustees’ Week (10-16 November 2014) by urging charities to undertake regular board skills audits and ‘mind the gap’ in their trustee boards.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/regulator-urges-charities-to-mind-the-gap-in-their-trustee-boards

     

  • 12 Nov 2014 2:16 PM | Anonymous member

    Pensioner Denis Hall, 69, faces four charges of fraud involving the finances of the Bispham Community Centre.

    http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/crime/treasurer-faces-fraud-charges-1-6941538

     

  • 12 Nov 2014 2:15 PM | Anonymous member

    Christopher Streater plundered thousands using a club credit card, leaving hundreds of youngsters without their much-needed new clubhouse

    http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/north-shields-juniors-football-club-7987617 

     

  • 07 Nov 2014 4:19 PM | Anonymous member

    A woman has been jailed for two years after admitting fraud and money laundering to the value of £115,000 in relation to the will of a pensioner who wished the funds to go St Michael’s Hospice.

    http://www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/news/local/woman-jailed-for-fraud-against-charity-1-6395062

     

  • 31 Oct 2014 1:58 PM | Anonymous member

    The latest edition of the CC newsletter which provides essential information for charity trustees and their advisers including what lessons can be learned from recent casework.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/368239/CCNews_Issue48.pdf

     

  • 24 Oct 2014 1:37 PM | Anonymous member

    Funding as well as powers included in the draft legislation will make the Charity Commission a more efficient, effective and agile regulator.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/charity-regulator-welcomes-new-funding-and-legislation-to-strengthen-its-powers

     

  • 07 Oct 2014 11:30 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The Charity Commission is becoming “tougher, smarter, more agile and more proactive”.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/paula-sussex-speaks-at-the-charity-finance-summit

     

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