13 Nov 2014
The Electoral Commission has said charities must record every time an employee is encouraged to tweet or post to Facebook about a potentially political issue, to check whether they should register under the Lobbying Act.
BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.
CFG's trustees did not become aware that its reserves had plunged by nearly three-quarters until two months after the end of the financial year, Civil Society News has learned.
Charities which have “single sourcing” contracts for production and postage of their direct mail will have to pay 20 per cent VAT on those contracts from the start of this month, HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
BBC Children in Need has been criticised by the Daily Mail for holding onto almost £90m of charity money in bank accounts and investment portfolios.
Paula Sussex, the chief executive of the Charity Commission, has said the Commission is now focusing on "robust regulation" and will not allow charities the benefit of the doubt.
Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.
22 Oct 2014
Social finance is “absolutely the wrong thing” for the voluntary sector, Children England chief executive, Kathy Evans said yesterday.