13 Sep 2016
Oxfam International has announced that it will move the Oxfam International Secretariat from Oxford, where it was founded, to Nairobi, Kenya.
Charities that lost out on gift aid payments because donations on JustGiving included messages of support from more than one person will now receive the lost funds, following updated guidance by HMRC.
A report commissioned by RBS has estimated that banks in the UK have over £3bn invested in outstanding lending to social organisations, and that there is no evidence that banks discriminate against the social sector.
Access – the Foundation for Social Investment has made its first investment, into a fund providing loans to health and social care charities in the South West, and calls for more applications to its Growth Fund.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
13 Jul 2016
Charity representatives accused the Charity Commission of "regulation led by red top" and said the government is trying to silence the sector, in a Parliamentary committee hearing yesterday.
The government must make three changes to public commissioning to make the rules fairer for charities and social enterprises, a group led by Big Society Capital has warned ministers in a letter today.
The head of the National Audit Office has cleared the Cabinet Office of acting inappropriately over how it awarded grants to Kids Company, shortly before the charity collapsed last year.
The Charity Commission has opened an operational compliance case into the charity established to build and deliver London’s new Garden Bridge following complaints over the charity’s expenditure.