Commission could get further powers over trustee tenure

The current review of charity law being carried out by the Law Commission will consider the grounds on which the Charity Commission can suspend, remove or disqualify trustees. This was reported shortly after Sam Younger, chief executive of the Commission, said that it should be given a general power to disqualify individuals from becoming trustees. Civil Society Media http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/governance/news/content/16043/.

Younger has also said that the Commission is working with umbrella bodies to develop new quality standards for charities by sub-sector, and has expressed interest in a proposal to limit trustee terms at larger charities. » Continue reading news item ... “Commission could get further powers over trustee tenure”

VoluntaryNews Archive now fully functional

Our old news items originally created for the VolResource website, starting from summer 1999 and lurking in dark corners online up to now, have been made accessible on the new VoluntaryNews Archive site, http://archive.voluntarynews.org.uk/old/.

These join the WordPress archive from 2006/09 and also a newsletter archive, from 2001 to 2009. The 2010/12 VoluntaryNews pages ran on a different system, but are gradually being imported too. » Continue reading news item ... “VoluntaryNews Archive now fully functional”