Funding news

Commission could lose staff as funding uncertainty continues - Wednesday 7 February 2007

The Charity Commission could be forced to make staff redundant and delay implementation of parts of the Charities Act because of uncertainty over its funding.

The commission refused to rule out redundancies after about 350 employees at its London, Liverpool, Taunton and Newport offices went on a one-day strike last week. The Liverpool premises were forced to close for the day as a result. The Public and Commercial Services Union organised the action, which involved civil and public servants from 200 government organisations, in response to fears that Treasury cuts next year could lead to compulsory redundancies. Read the full article here: