Cabinet Office fund 'cost sector more than grants given'

Cabinet Office fund 'cost sector more than grants given' 6

3 Apr 2014 | David Ainsworth

A Cabinet Office fund may have cost the sector more in application costs than it received in grants, a charity chief executive has claimed.


Cabinet Office fund 'cost sector more than grants given'

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 16) | next | last »

Sector 'extraordinarily disconnected' from public, CFG chair says

Charities are becoming “extraordinarily disconnected” from donors and supporters who do not understand the work they do, Ian Theodoreson, chair of the Charity Finance Group and chief financial officer of the Church of England, said last week.

Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Proposals to create a definition of a charity for tax avoidance purposes “attack charities, not tax avoiders”, a Charity Tax Group briefing on the Budget heard earlier this week.

Ray Jones

Ray Jones, head of accountancy policy at the Charity Commission, has taken voluntary redundancy and will step down in the summer after over a decade in the role.

Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office

The Third Sector Research Centre recently finished examining 30 public service mutual spin-outs. Dan Gregory summarises the findings and concludes that culture is more important than structure - no matter what Francis Maude says.

A single and largely centralised body will never meet the need for a regulatory body to oversee an increasingly diverse sector.

» Hodge moots 'bonfire' of the Charity Commission

Is altruism dead?

We don't have to be Christian to do good things, Mr Cameron. By Robert Ashton.

St Anthony's Hospital

The Daughters of the Cross of Liege, the UK’s 69th largest charity by income, has confirmed that it will sell its private hospital, St Anthony’s, to Spire Healthcare, in spite of fierce opposition from local residents and politicians.

Commission to launch new register of charities next month

The Charity Commission will publish a new online register by the end of May which will display more information about charities, including whether their trustees are paid.

HMRC doubles scrutiny of charity gift aid claims following Cup Trust

HM Revenue & Customs more than doubled the number of investigations into claims for gift aid in the tax year 2012/13, according to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 16) | next | last »


Search the Directory


The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.