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Charity Commission should `avoid the temptation to look tough’ when it starts disqualifying trustees

Civil Society (Web), Unattributed, 24/08/16

how the Charity Commission might disqualify people from being trustees, in their responses to the regulator’s consultation on the power.    The Charity Finance Group, Directory of Social Change and Acevo, in their submissions to the Charity Commission’s consultation on the use of its trustee disqualification powers the sector bodies, today echoed NCVO’s concerns that the regulator’s position lacks safeguards


Regulator’s guidance on trustee disqualification is ‘too broad’

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 23/08/16

In response to consultation, the NCVO and Acevo say that one condition in the guidance leaves too much room for subjective decision-making      The Charity Commission ‘s guidance on its new powers to disqualify trustees


The Big Hire: Simon Antrobus, BBC Children in Need

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 25/08/16

attributed to the merger with fellow addiction charity KCA in 2015, as well as the 11 new contracts Addaction won that year.    Antrobus was not available for interview, but Sir Stephen Bubb, former chief executive of the charity leaders body Acevo, says he will be “a safe pair of hands”. Antrobus chaired Acevo’s Public Health Commission between 2010 and


Interview  Paula Sussex, Charity Commission CEO: “We’re looking long and hard at quality and performance”

Civilserviceworld (Web), Unattributed, 22/08/16

sectors.    Charity Commission CEO Paula Sussex: “2015 has called for hard graft – but we’ve risen to the challenge  Charity Commission under-resourced, says chief exec  Interview: Outgoing ACEVO chief Sir Stephen Bubb – “At the moment the message around Whitehall is that charities don’t matter”    Her appointment as the new broom to clean up the commission was met

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