7 Jul 2015
Almost a quarter of children’s centres across the UK have been forced to close or merge as a result of government funding cuts over the past five years, according to children’s charity Barnardo’s.
A child sexual abuse charity is set to close after it was overwhelmed with inquiries following the publicity around abuse by TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
Skills for Logistics, a sector skills council charity, was driven into liquidation by its pension scheme with the loss of 34 jobs, and more charities are likely to follow unless pension law is reformed, the Charity Finance Group warned this week.
Big Society Capital has now invested more than £50m in social ventures and has signed agreements worth more than £100m more, according to figures published today.
The Church Commissioners awarded a £75,000 pay rise to its director of investments last year, bringing his total salary to £409,000, according to an annual report for the year to December 2014, published today.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
HM Revenue & Customs has agreed to extend until 31 July a transitional period during which it will not charge 20 per cent VAT on direct mail sent by charities, the Charity Tax Group said today.
Finance departments do not understand fundraising well enough, and the two functions must work together to manage the board and chief executive, delegates at the Charity Finance Group annual conference heard yesterday.
Impact reports are far too long, too full of jargon, and often do not clearly explain what difference the charity makes, an audience of charity finance professionals heard yesterday.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into the Bfon Trust, a Jewish charity, after it repeatedly failed to file its accounts.
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