Charities call for wider reform of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

Charities call for wider reform of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

1 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities have called on HM Revenue and Customs to do more to remove the barriers for small charities accessing the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme.


Charities call for wider reform of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

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Charity Commission investigates 72 RAF mess charities

The Charity Commission has launched an investigation into 72 Royal Air Force mess charities, following the theft of more than £72,000 by an employee.

Is your risk register a complete waste of time?

Jonathan Orchard, partner at Sayer Vincent, talks about why charities need to re-think their risk policies.

Free counter fraud guide launched for charities

Charity Finance Group and PKF Littlejohn have launched a new guide to help charities proactively counter fraud.

Charity tax relief tops £5bn, but Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme still not working

The value of tax relief for charities and individual donors rose to £5.14bn in the year to March 2016, according to figures published today by HM Revenue & Customs.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Changes to global standard mean charities no longer assumed to be high risk

A policy which required banks to assume that international charities were at high risk of being used to finance terrorism has been revised to clarify that that is not the case.

Philanthropy can be 'disconnected, illegitimate and out of touch', warns JRF chief executive

Julia Unwin, the outgoing chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, urged philanthropists to find a new approach to tackling poverty, in the wake of the European Union referendum decision.

 Leave vote ‘might result in reduced income for the sector’ warns NCVO

The decision to leave the European Union is likely to lead to a reduced income for the charity sector, NCVO has warned in a briefing today.

Free guide to risk management for charities published by CFG and Sayer Vincent

Charity Finance Group and accountancy firm Sayer Vincent have launched a free guide for charities dealing with risk, which says charities don't properly consider risks faced by their organisation.

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