Help Africa, a UK charity that claimed to assist victims of war and natural disaster, has been removed from the government’s charity register after being found guilty of gift aid fraud, with one worker receiving an eight month suspended jail sentence.
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FRC and Charity Commission take first steps towards accepting digital accounts from charities
Paula Sussex joins the commission from CGI, a multinational IT consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and solutions company, where she is Senior Vice President, Public Sector and a UK board member.
Charity Digital News recently caught up with Marcelle Speller, OBE, Founder and Executive Chairman of Localgiving.com, a non-profit website where small charities and local community groups can use the internet to raise money, awareness and support online.
The guidance will demonstrate how online platforms operate, giving charities a more comprehensive view of the donation process to ensure security.
Charity Commission holds the data of charities with an income over GBP500,000. With the ‘open data’ format, technology developers will be able to create ways to present the data in a way that is easy to understand.