14 May 2015
Two-thirds of charities, surveyed by accountancy firm Baker Tilly, have said that they fear reductions in government funding in the 12 months following the election.
The Charity Tax Group is advocating that the best way to make progress on gift aid would be to move from the current paper-based system to a standard electronic database provided by HMRC to each charity.
London’s Air Ambulance has finally appointed a director to replace David Philpott, who was sacked after raising concerns about the charity's governance and solvency last year.
Croydon Council has created a £350,000 transition fund to help charities who will lose funding when it starts cutting £1.2m from its voluntary sector budget in October.
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.
The Life-Time UK Alliance and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) have appointed McDonalds as "presenting partners" to lead the recruitment of 70,000 volunteers for the London 2012 Olympics.
The Shaw Trust is still waiting for confirmation from the coalition government that it will honour the 16 Work Choice contracts awarded to it by the Department of Work and Pensions just before the election.
HMRC has admitted that it got its initial guidance on the Fit and Proper Persons Test wrong, but concerns remain despite the release of an amended document last week.
Greenwich Council has warned that its voluntary sector grant budget could be slashed by 50 per cent or more from next year.