26 Nov 2014
The BeatBullying Group has entered voluntary liquidation after talks to rescue the charity’s services failed.
CFG's trustees did not become aware that its reserves had plunged by nearly three-quarters until two months after the end of the financial year, Civil Society News has learned.
Donors are put off claiming gift aid because they believe there will be a cost to the charity or themselves, and are unwilling to share personal information in case they are contacted with a fundraising ‘ask’, according to new research published today by HM Revenue & Customs.
The BeatBullying Group lost out on major sources of funding in 2013, exacerbating its cashflow problems, and warned staff that they could be made redundant as a result.
Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer have today announced that they will merge to create the UK’s largest breast cancer research charity.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
The Charity Commission has appointed an experienced commercial auditor to replace former board member Nazo Moosa as chair of its audit and risk committee.
Setting up a charity without checking what other charitable provision already exists is “verging on the immoral”, NPC chief executive Dan Corry will tell a conference at Cass Business School today.
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 2
21 Nov 2014
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Social finance is not wrong for the voluntary sector - but we must learn lessons from history, says Ashley Horsey.