15 May 2014
Hasting Pier Charity, which aims to restore an East Sussex seaside pier damaged in an arson attack, has raised £590,000 from community shares in six months.
Charities should welcome growing public and media interest in how they raise and spend their money, Charity Commission chief executive Sam Younger said today.
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.
Eight of the 94 social ventures funded by the Cabinet Office’s £10m Investment and Contract Readiness Fund have won funding worth a total of £35m, according to an independent report into the fund published today.
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.
Social Investment Scotland has secured £16m in investment from Big Society Capital and the Scottish government to create a social investment fund for the country.
Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of the Big Issue, has today announced a £500,000 investment pot for ten early-stage social organisations.
After struggling to grow as a charity, Charity Bank changed structure and last week sold £15m in shares to Big Society Capital. David Ainsworth argues that unless charities can find an equivalent to share capital, they’ll struggle to get the scale to win large government contracts.
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