The Libor process is murky, but it is not the charities who are to blame

The Libor process is murky, but it is not the charities who are to blame 2

20 Sep 2016 | Alice Sharman
Tags: Grants

The Libor process is worryingly unclear, but we should not be attacking the charities for receiving the grants, says Alice Sharman.


The Libor process is murky, but it is not the charities who are to blame

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Love, trust and the teachable moment - a better way?

Three months after politicians were united in paying tribute to Jo Cox, which highlighted the importance of love, David Robinson explores what this means in relation to services.

May daze: when it comes to the charity sector, our new PM is as bland as a cheeseless water biscuit

Ian Allsop is gasping for breath after a tumultuous summer – can Theresa May successfully bore him?

David Membrey

Charities should recognise the value of investing in their finance software, says David Membrey. 

Why scaling up your organisation takes practice, practice, practice!

The ‘scaling up’ process for any organisation can be a difficult journey, but how do you make that first step? Rohan Martryes of CAN Invest thinks that scaling up in practice is… well, a matter of continual practice.

Whatever the motivation behind the idea that charities be required to publish their expenditure on campaigning and political work in their annual returns, I don't think we should reject it too quickly. While such a requirement should not become burdensome for charities, any move towards greater transparency and accountability, in our sector as in others, is a positive one.

» Public benefit test - to be, or not to be?

Reflections on Brexit: plan B and the A-word

Simon Hopkins gives his reflections on Brexit and the need for charity leaders to embrace ambiguity.

Knowing our biases

Mark Salway says optimism is key in the charity sector, but a bit of pessimistic thinking never hurt.

Don't underestimate how paying trustees will affect decision-making

Allowing charities to pay trustees without permission from the Charity Commission would fundamentally change the sector, says Gareth Jones.

Emily Petersen

Cazenove's Emily Petersen sheds light on the economic outlook after Brexit for the UK's charitable investors. 

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