10 May 2016
HM Revenue & Customs has updated its guidance on digital gift aid, and said it will introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” which supporters must complete before they can make gift aided donations online.
HMRC has opened a consultation on the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme – but the Charity Finance Group has told the Revenue that it “needs to think bigger”.
The government has indicated that it will exempt researchers and academics from the anti-advocacy clause in grant contracts, but not charities.
The Charity Commission has told Age UK that participation in the energy market poses “a significant risk”, and that it should look at whether continued involvement is in the charity’s best interest.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
Social Enterprise UK yesterday launched a challenge which aimed to encourage high profile businesses to spend £1bn with social enterprises by 2020.
Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has written to minister for civil society Rob Wilson, expressing “serious concerns” about the Charity Commission’s governance, and asking him to address the issue “as a matter of urgency”.
A social enterprise has been awarded the contract to run the Cabinet Office Commissioning Academy, a leadership programme for public sector commissioners, minister Rob Wilson said yesterday.
A market should be created to allow investors to buy and sell charity "debt instruments", the chief finance officer of transport charity HCT told a parliamentary group heard yesterday.