Spotlight
Family Law Awards 2020
Shortlist announced - time to place your vote!
Court of Protection Practice 2020
'Court of Protection Practice goes from strength to strength, having...
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance Tenth Edition
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance is an authoritative specialist text...
Spotlight
Latest articles
Rattan v Kuwad [2021] EWCA Civ 1
(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Macur, Moylan and Asplin LJJ, 11 January 2021)Financial remedies – Maintenance pending suit – Order set aside – AppealThe wife’s appeal from...
SMO (a child) (by their litigation friend (acting as a representative claimant pursuant to CPR 19.6)) v TikTok Inc. and others [2020] EWHC 3589 (QB)
(Queen's Bench Division, Warby J, 30 December 2020)Practice and procedure - Anonymity – 12-year-old bringing claim against TikTok for breach of data protection legislation – Claimant...
Coronavirus: Separated Families and Contact with Children in Care FAQs (UK)
The House of Commons Library has published a paper providing brief information in response to some key questions regarding the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on separated families,...
The Benefit Of Cohabitation Agreements
Many couples in Britain today live together without being married or forming a civil partnership. For some, the legal status of this situation isn’t well understood - do unmarried cohabitants...
Wills and Coronavirus
With the coronavirus pandemic we have seen a significant increase in demand for Wills. However, the social distancing, lockdown and shielding measures introduced by the Government to help fight the...
View all articles
Authors

Charity Commission opens Kids Company inquiry

Sep 29, 2018, 22:42 PM
kids company, children, insolvency, charity, inquiry, charity commission
​The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into the charity Kids Company, which closed this month.
Slug : charity-commission-opens-kids-company-inquiry
Meta Title : Charity Commission opens Kids Company inquiry
Meta Keywords : kids company, children, insolvency, charity, inquiry, charity commission
Canonical URL :
Trending Article : No
Prioritise In Trending Articles : No
Date : Aug 21, 2015, 06:30 AM
Article ID : 110203
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into the charity Kids Company, which closed this month.

The Commission’s inquiry will address concerns about the administration, governance and financial management of the charity, and identify wider lessons for other charities and trustees.

The Commission has been engaging with the charity since 17 July 2015 over specific allegations relating to financial management and governance issues. The charity closed on 5 August, but the Commission’s regulatory interest has continued. The Commission has also been in contact with a number of statutory and public agencies including the Insolvency Service, and instigated a multi-agency meeting on 13 August 2015 to ensure effective coordination and liaison with other relevant agencies in carrying out their respective roles.

In light of the intense public scrutiny and speculation over the charity’s activities, and the increasing number of allegations in the public domain about its governance and financial management, the Commission has now formalised its engagement in a statutory inquiry in order to investigate and put on the public record whether or not these allegations are found to be true. This is in line with the regulator’s duty to promote public trust and confidence in charities.

The trustees have been cooperating with the Commission throughout its engagement with the charity. They have welcomed the inquiry and will continue to cooperate with the Commission.

The inquiry will liaise where appropriate with the Official Receiver and Insolvency Service. The work of the Official Receiver takes precedence over the Commission’s inquiry. The Commission will take into account their findings.

It is the Commission’s policy, after it has concluded an inquiry, to publish a report detailing what issues the inquiry looked at, what actions were undertaken as part of the inquiry and what the outcomes were. Reports of previous inquiries by the Commission are available on GOV.UK.
Categories :
  • News
Tags :
papers_3
Provider :
Product Bucket : Family
Recommend These Products
Load more comments
Comment by from