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A shoe in at the Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House issues appeal to pay for ballet footwear despite paying CEO over £250,000 per year   Christmas is a time for giving and many...

Stick to transparency

As the minister for civil society warns charities to ‘stay out of politics’, we urge him to reform this messy sector   The Steeple Times has...

You Decide: Pounding charity

How much of every pound or dollar donated should charities be able to allocate to administration?   Charity is a big business yet when we give,...

Charity Charity

This brilliantly named lady ought to be the head of the Charity Commission. She’d be much more use than William Shawcross CVO (who is...

The BBC’s charitable activities are a mess

Another nail in the coffin for the BBC   The BBC’s annual Comic Relief is a charity fundraiser that has raised over £750 million. Though there...

Chaneling charity

Charities need to rethink how they pay their executives   It’s hardly news that many charity bosses (AKA ‘charitycats’) are earning in excess of £100,000 a...

Put this dying dog down

Matthew Steeples argues the case for scrapping the Charity Commission   The Charity Commission recently appointed a new chairman, William Shawcross CVO. The author and journalist...

Heather Mills (formerly known as Heather Mills-McCartney & Lady McCartney)

This Geordie Vegan campaigner got some £24 million in her divorce from Sir Paul McCartney. She’s continued to cause trouble ever since.
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