15 May 2014
A Cabinet Office fund may have cost the sector more in application costs than it received in grants, a charity chief executive has claimed.
Two separate Statements of Recommended Practice are needed to govern charity accounts, according to a consultation analysis published today by the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
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.
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.
Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.
Shadow minister for civil society Lisa Nandy has warned that charity leadership needs to tackle the problem of unfair pay ratios in charities, saying she has found a gulf between what people at the top and those on the frontline in charities say about pay.
HM Revenue & Customs may toughen up the gift aid declaration rather than simplify it, delegates heard last week at a Charity Tax Group briefing on the Budget.
The UK is to launch the first development impact bond - an international version of the social impact bond - International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.
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