15 May 2014
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.
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, 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.
A single and largely centralised body will never meet the need for a regulatory body to oversee an increasingly diverse sector.
We don't have to be Christian to do good things, Mr Cameron. By Robert Ashton.
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.
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.
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.
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