Azlina Bulmer is programmes and development manager at Charity Bank
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Jargon buster: words to help you navigate the world of social investment

23 Feb 2015

In this blog from our banking partner Charity Bank, Azlina Bulmer provides a helpful guide to explain the terminology of social investment.



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Jargon buster: words to help you navigate the world of social investment

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'Je suis charity'

Ian Allsop is happy to be criticised, but hopes you won’t offend him if you choose to do so.

More mergers won’t stifle the sector, but they can help it grow

Concerns about charity mergers damaging the uniqueness and independence of the sector are unrealistic, says Richard Litchfield

Robert Ashton

A period of recovery after an accident has jolted Robert Ashton out of his comfort zone.

Data blog: Spending with Social Enterprise UK members by government

As part of Open Data Day on Saturday SEUK and the Cabinet Office launched an online dashboard showing public sector funding to SEUK members over the past three financial years. Kirsty Weakley looks at what this tells us.

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?

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Civil Society News is republishing this article from December 2013 in tribute to Daniel Phelan.

The December 2013 edition of Charity Finance magazine is the 200th issue.  To celebrate, the team at Civil Society Media hosted a party on the 31st Floor of Centre Point, central London.  Editor-in-chief and founder of the magazine, Daniel Phelan, reflected on the journey so far. This is the full text of his speech.


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