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Follow up

28th October 2020

Following up on the recent story about the tribunal overturning the Charity Commission’s decision to appoint an Interim Manager at the Sikh Community Broadcast Company Limited. It is thought this is the first case of this nature to overturn the decision to appoint an IM. The latest is that the Charity Commission are now seeking new trustees to run the charity.

The Sikh Community Broadcast Company Limited was established to advance the religion and charitable work of the religion and charitable work of the Sikh community. The tribunal said it was ‘regrettable’ that the Commission did not choose to appoint skilled trustees from a Sikh background. The Charity Commission is now in search of persons in the right area that fit this background, particularly those with experience in broadcasting, finance and charity fundraising. The charity is still subject to an ongoing inquiry.



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