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Archive 2015

Charity law newsflash! A new focus on charity governance.

Following the recent collapse of Kids Company and the increasing hostile press coverage of the charity sector, charity trustees are under increasing pressure to defend their decisions. Andrew Studd, partner in the charity and social business team at Russell-Cooke Solicitors, highlights the key issues that charity trustees need to consider.

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How can we inspire the next generation of trustees?

Young people are very enthusiastic about charity and want to do more to support good causes, but only 2% of charities currently have a young trustee. This is despite research showing that 85% of people aged under 35 would consider becoming a trustee. CAF is launching this Young Trustee Guide in order to try and address this trend, and ensure that both young people and charities are able to access the information necessary so that we can create the next generation of young trustees.

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Stoptober starts next month!

Stoptober savings could see Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsay signed by Welsh football clubs Welsh International players could be snapped up by football clubs across the country if the region’s smokers kicked the habit and gave clubs the cash!

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