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Missing charity money

Confidence in charities returning after scandals

TOUGH talking is not something you expect from the touchy-feely voluntary sector. But John Naylor likes to be blunt.

400 families in charity crisis

CHARITIES in the Capital are facing a donations crisis more than two years after the Moonbeams scandal.

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Scandal-hit charity sector sees faith return

SCOTLAND’S faith in charities has been restored after the sector suffered a series of scandals.

Controls on fundraising toughened up in wake of scandals

STRICTER controls on charities and tougher rules on fundraising were yesterday unveiled by the Scottish Executive as part of proposed reform of laws.

£100m missing from lost charities

DONATIONS to Scottish charities worth an estimated £100m have disappeared without trace, an investigation into the running of the nation’s 30,000 voluntary groups has revealed.

Tough controls on charities unveiled in bill

PROPOSALS for tougher controls over Scotland’s charities were unveiled by the Scottish Executive yesterday.

Charity row pair hit out at city 'gag'

TWO suspended charity workers have lashed out at city chiefs after being barred from speaking at a council meeting.

Charity hit by new missing cash claim

CITY leaders today demanded answers over fresh allegations of missing money at a troubled Capital homeless charity.

Scandals rock Scots charity donations

THE amount of money given to charities in Scotland has plummeted in the wake of recent scandals surrounding the funding of rogue charities.

Charities watchdog 'needs powers to probe firms'

THE head of Scotland’s voluntary bodies has called for the new charities watchdog to be given powers to probe professional fundraising firms which make millions of pounds by soliciting donations for good causes.

Charity whistleblower 'gagged'

A LEADING Scottish university has been accused of putting pressure on a "whistleblower" not to publicise concerns about a charity that is alleged to have spent just £1.5 million of £13 million raised on good causes.

Faith, hope and clarity

AFTER it was alleged to have spent only £1.5 million of £13 million raised on good causes, the charity Breast Cancer Research (Scotland) has had its assets frozen by the Court of Session.

Watchdog on way in wake of cancer charity probe

A CHARITIES watchdog overseeing Scotland could be in place by the end of the year, the Executive confirmed today.

Charities watchdog to be set up after fundraising scandal

AN INDEPENDENT regulator with sweeping powers to monitor and investigate charities will be appointed by the end of the year, Scotland on Sunday can reveal.

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