10 Mar 2014
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918 - 2013.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced a new £150m fund to invest in community-led enterprises across England, the largest ever fund of its kind.
An NCVO programme to encourage volunteering in care homes has launched this month and will see people recruited from local volunteer centres to support older people in both residential and nursing care homes.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
A former chair of the Ethnic Minority Foundation (EMF) has been accused of misappropriating £625,000 of the charity’s money.
The RNLI has reached a settlement agreement with Mark Hallam, the charity’s former finance director, who sought to bring a claim to Employment Tribunal for constructive dismissal.
Treasury has today announced that it will publish a road map for social investment in 2014; and introduce two social investment tax reliefs, for social enterprises and social impact bonds.
The government has pledged to set up a new working group to revise the model gift aid declaration and develop new marketing collateral to try to increase take-up of the tax relief by donors, as part of its Autumn Statement.