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  • Tory socks in a twist over charities

    As a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ SOLOMON HUGHES looks at the interdependency of the two and the wider political implications for a sector with a total income of £37.9 billion

    Friday 12th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Kids Company ‘did not hand out cash willy-nilly’

    KIDS Company hit back yesterday at suggestions that the charity had handed out hundreds of pounds in payments to vulnerable young people “willy-nilly.”

    The organisation closed its doors earlier this year amid claims of financial mismanagement, less than a week after...

    Friday 16th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Charity chief wants chuggers to be banned

    A CHARITY boss called yesterday for the practice of “chugging” to be banned because it is helping to give the under-fire sector a bad name.

    Aggressive high street tactics to press shoppers into committing to direct-debit giving are making people “turn their backs on...

    Thursday 17th Sep 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Inquiry will look at Kids Company finances

    A PROBE into Kids Company will examine the collapsed charity’s financial management and governance, the Charity Commission announced yesterday.

    The commission said it would also investigate concerns about Kids Company administration following “intense public scrutiny and...

    Saturday 22nd Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Kids Company staff protest over charity’s closure

    WORKERS from the Kids Company charity marched to Downing Street yesterday to protest against its closure.

    Dozens of supporters carrying banners and chanting: “Save Kids Company, see the child,” marched from the charity’s offices in Camberwell, south London, to the...

    Saturday 8th Aug 2015

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • ‘Knowledge of Abusers Made Me a Target’

    Government ‘suppressed’ collapsed Kids Co’s Batmanghelidjh over senior figures’ attacks

    Friday 7th Aug 2015

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • 36,000 youngsters at risk as Kids Company shuts doors

    by Our News Desk

    THOUSANDS of vulnerable youngsters’ lives were put at risk yesterday as the charity Kids Company closed in the wake of financial mismanagement allegations.

    The organisation closed at 5pm, leaving 36,000 young people unsupported, despite receiving...

    Thursday 6th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Kids Company client hits out as claims of Tory bullying surface

    A FORMER client of charity Kids Company told the Star yesterday that the resignation of chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh over a government funding row would worsen the suffering of deprived children who depend on it.

    Jennifer-Jane Benjamin, from London, first turned to the charity...

    Saturday 4th Jul 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain