29 Oct 2013
The Charity Commission has suggested to the Treasury that it takes a slice of gift aid or places a direct levy on charities, as it warns it cannot sustain a further 10 per cent funding cut expected in the government’s upcoming spending review.
Unite members at Equinox Care have voted for two days of strike action over proposed pay cuts of up to £6,000 a year.
Big Society Network has finally filed its 2012 accounts with Companies House, nearly five months late, and the unaudited abbreviated balance sheet shows a deficit at the end of March last year of £180,716.
There is a lack of financial capability on small charity trustee boards with many organisations leaving ‘the finances’ to one individual, according to a report by the Charity Finance Group and the Small Charities Coalition launched today.
The Disclosure and Barring Service, which has replaced CRB checks, has announced details of its new Update Service, which will be launched in June and “save the customer time and money and improve the overall safeguarding landscape".
These enormous sums, apparent lack of process or control, the impression of pals lining each others' pockets, and dissemblance (at best) combine to look more than scandalous.
Help for Heroes has expressed its “deep sadness” about the murder of a soldier in south London who was widely reported to be wearing one of the charity’s branded T-shirts at the time.
A lawyer for one of the councils involved in the Public Safety Charitable Trust rate relief case has insisted the charity has no right of appeal in the case and so cannot challenge the High Court ruling.