5 Jul 2016
The minister for civil society, Rob Wilson, has said charities too often focus on “outdated operating models”, and are too reliant on public grants that are “unsustainable in the long term”.
Umbrella bodies have written to the minister for civil society to raise concerns that a transparency regime could cause funders to scale back on grants, and have called for the exemption of charities.
The three UK charity regulators have opened a joint consultation on a revised list of “significant matters” that auditors and independent examiners must report.
The government has today announced its intention to introduce a Small Charitable Donations Bill to simplify the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, will be opening the tenth annual Charity Finance Summit this October, which will also include a closing keynote from Simon Hopkins, chief executive of Turn2Us.
Big Society Capital had received £357m to invest in social enterprises by the end of last year, and has so far invested £84m, according to an annual review published today.
Sir Stephen Bubb talks about his ideas for improving leadership and communication in the charity sector. By David Ainsworth.
The British Red Cross reduced its spending on fundraising by more than a fifth last year, and has predicted a drop in fundraising income as a result.