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Charity Commission “highly critical” of Oxfam’s poor safeguarding culture

The Charity Commission has criticised Oxfam GB’s culture and safeguarding procedures as repeatedly falling below expectations, missing opportunities to address problems, and being too concerned about its reputation and relationships with donors. Its findings have …

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NDAs “convenient vehicle for covering up unlawful activity” says Parliamentary Committee

The Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) has condemned the “routine cover-up” of allegations of discrimination and harassment by UK employers. In its report on the use of non-disclosure agreements the WEC has called on …

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Charity Commission pilots whistleblower advice line

The Charity Commission has launched a pilot advice line for charity whistleblowers to help people report concerns about their charity, particularly where the charity’s trustees and senior management team were failing to address them. It …

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Campaign launched to combat sexual harassment and coercion in fundraising

Fundraising magazine has launched a campaign – #AtWhatCost – to counter sexual harassment and coercion in fundraising. www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/think-tank-rogare-publishes-first-insights-into-gender-issues-in-fundraising.html As a result of a number of senior figures in the industry speaking out, others have come …

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Oxfam reports progress on safeguarding

In setting out its latest progress report and global safeguarding data update following the Haiti scandal last year Oxfam reveals that it received 294 safeguarding reports across Oxfam’s group of 19 affiliated charities in the year …

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Whistleblowing charity criticises Government proposals on NDAs

The whistleblowing charity Protect has criticised the government consultation on the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDA) describing the proposals as making only a “small dent” in current practices when concluding settlement agreements. The proposals also …

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