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It’s time to speak out on unfair charity pension rules

27 Apr 2015 | David Davison
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David Davison says charities must act now to convince the government to change the law.

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It’s time to speak out on unfair charity pension rules

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Ian Allsop shames political red faces and embraces charitable red noses.

Andrew Hind

Why do Britain's biggest charities wait until deadline to file accounts? Andrew Hind investigates.

Azlina Bulmer is programmes and development manager at Charity Bank

Azlina Bulmer, programmes and development manager at our banking partner Charity Bank, debunks the falsehoods surrounding loan finance.
    

 Your corporate partners aren’t just there to fundraise, they can be your investors as well

The sector must encourage corporates to think about how they can generate more social impact, says Geetha Rabindrakumar. A new prize from Big Society Capital is intended to help that happen.

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?

How was the Budget for the voluntary sector?

The final Budget of this Parliament contained some useful giveaways and legal changes, but did little to address the sector's wider problems, says David Ainsworth

John Tate is a business consultant, IT adviser to CFG and a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School

Charities often worry that if they don’t invest in new technologies they will get left behind. Don’t fall into that trap, warns John Tate.

Ian Allsop

Like so many others in civil society, Ian Allsop has a great deal to thank Daniel Phelan for.

Your gut doesn't know much - use data instead

At an event earlier this week on charities and data, Debra Allcock Tyler described data as often pointless, dangerous and counterproductive. Sue Holloway of Pro Bono Economics puts the case against her comments.

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