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Leanne Yendell

Posted 7 September 2017
by Leanne Yendell

From Boom to Ban: What did the Kids Company Trustees do wrong?

It has been two years since Kids Company started the dissolution process, but for those once responsible for the charity, the repercussions of its failure continue to reverberate. This week, the former directors of the charity have issued a statement saying…

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Leanne Yendell

Posted 10 August 2017
by Leanne Yendell

Trustee remuneration – the good, the bad and the ugly

statue of justice

On Tuesday, the Guardian dramatically claimed that the voluntary trustee model was “killing” charities. While Asheem Singh raised some valid points, his emphatic piece did seem reminiscent of a script from Mission Impossible, with Tom Cruise emerging from a pile…

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Leanne Yendell

Posted 11 July 2017
by Leanne Yendell

‘Charity Commission issues first yellow card’

On 1st November 2016, the Charity Commission was given the power to issue official warnings to charities where there has been a breach of trust or duty, or other misconduct or mismanagement. We covered the key points of this new…

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Leanne Yendell

Posted 2 May 2017
by Leanne Yendell

Are you putting your charity in the best light?

Many small charities in the UK are failing to meet Charity Commission standards in relation to their reporting and accounts, following the Commission’s most recent Accounts Monitoring Review. Nearly half of the reports and accounts reviewed were found to be of “unacceptable quality”. 

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Leanne Yendell

Posted 24 March 2017
by Leanne Yendell

Register of Companies and Business Scam

If you are in business, you are probably familiar with Companies House. This organisation registers the information companies are legally required to supply, and makes that information available to the public.

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Leanne Yendell

Posted 23 March 2017
by Leanne Yendell

Update – ‘to charge, or not to charge’

In our blog ‘To charge, or not to charge – that is the question’, we promised to update readers on the possibility of the Charity Commission levying a charge against charities.

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