11 Feb 2016
The Office for Civil Society will be forced to cut staff levels but will have responsibility for distributing £80m of new
funding for social impact bonds, according to today's spending review.
The Charity Commission will see its budget frozen until 2020, according to figures published in today's spending review, in a move its chair suggested could increase pressure on charities to fund the regulator.
The government will expand the National Citizen Service, its flagship youth volunteering scheme, to serve 300,000 participants a year in 2020, at an estimated cost of £1.1bn over the course of the Parliament.
George Osborne has announced a £15m fund for women’s charities and outlined further awards from Libor fines to various military charities in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement.
Around 1,200 UK charities are expected to be affected by a new apprenticeship levy, collectively costing about £70m, according to early estimates from NCVO.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
The government will not cut funding to the Big Lottery Fund, in a move hailed as a “major win” for the voluntary sector.
We’re using the wrong numbers to measure pay inequality in the charity sector, and drawing the wrong conclusions as a result, argues David Ainsworth
Mobile payment company Fonix has announced that it processed over £6.6m worth of text donations for this year’s BBC Children in Need fundraiser.