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Charity investigated after it did not know its own income

23 Aug 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into a charity that underestimated its own annual income by almost £500,000, or 78 per cent.


Charity investigated after it did not know its own income

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Storeroom 2010

The concept of blended finance is all the rage in the world of social investment, says Seb Elsworth, but what is it and why does it matter to charities and social enterprises?

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England

A new study of the economic impact derived from the work of employment charity Tomorrow’s People over a seven-year period suggests that its youth programme delivers £3.80 worth of benefit for every £1 it costs to run.

World Vision

International aid charity World Vision said it is "shocked" by alleged links of its manager of operations in Gaza to the Palestinian organisation Hamas.

Funding shortfall at Garden Bridge Trust widens after supporters pull out

The Garden Bridge Trust has come in for more criticism after BBC Newsnight revealed that its funding shortfall is £22m more than previously thought.

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.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

 Report: Big Society Capital gets mixed reviews in stakeholder survey

Only 26 per cent of charities and social enterprises are positive about Big Society Capital’s ability to bring them more capital, according to a report published yesterday.

Charity Commission London HQ

The Charity Commission has announced that it has protected more than £3m of assets at a Christian charity which had to be wound up after evidence was found of “serious mismanagement and misconduct” by its trustees.

Charities ask Treasury for clarity on EU funding for the sector

Charity representative bodies have written to the Treasury seeking assurances about European Union funding.

Treasury invites charities to apply for Libor funding

Military and emergency services charities are being invited by the Treasury to apply for funding coming from banking fines.

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