ACEVO in the news 27 Aug

Published: Thursday 27 August 2015 - 09:30

Media coverage Tues and Weds 25 and 26 Aug

Kids Company Collapse: Regulator and Trustees Have Biggest Questions to Answer
Huffington Post UK (Web), Fiona Hotston Moore, 26/08/15
the less it seems anyone was treating its activities as a business, which every charity needs to be these days. Why, for example, was it allowed to operate with what Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of an umbrella organisation for charity leaders , described as 'perilously low' reserves without apparently ringing alarm bells? There were plenty of warnings. But the

Bubb calls for regulator to rebalance enforcement and support roles
Charity Times (Web), Unattributed, 26/08/15
Written by Matt Ritchie 26/08/2015 Acevo chief executive Sir Stephen Bubb has called on the Charity Commission to place greater emphasis on its role in supporting charities in the wake of the closure of Kids Company. In an

Acevo halts fall in membership and offsets loss of government grant from other activities
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 26/08/15
Membership at the end of March was up by 4 per cent on the previous year, and growing income from Acevo Solutions has helped to make up for the loss of money from the Office for Civil Society The charity chief executives body Acevo has halted a six-year fall

'Being part of a movement is something I like'
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 27/08/15
understand." Some in the sector have been disappointed by the response to such attacks by the leadership of infrastructure organisations such as the NCVO and the chief executives body Acevo. Blake says he's reluctant to judge people on the statements they make to the media, but adds: "I believe that they will have done things that have the sector's

Benefiting from the voice of experience
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 27/08/15
The CharityComms mentoring programme is open to organisational members of the network. Other mentoring schemes include those for charity leaders, such as the ones run by chief executives group Acevo and by the Kilfinan Group. Usually the mentor will meet the mentee face to face several times a year, perhaps with phone or email contact between meetings.

Charity Commission amends guidance on telephone fundraising
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 25/08/15
negotiations with the ICO to produce separate telephone fundraising guidance for charities. The IoF is working with the National Council for Voluntary Organisations , the charity chief executives body Acevo and the Charity Finance Group to produce new guidance for trustees and chief executives on managing and governing charity fundraising, which is intended to complement CC20 . The bodies