10 Mar 2014
The government has pledged to set up a new working group to revise the model gift aid declaration and develop new marketing collateral to try to increase take-up of the tax relief by donors, as part of its Autumn Statement.
An investigation by BBC Panorama into charities’ investments and executive pay, featuring Comic Relief and Save the Children, is likely to air next week, civilsociety.co.uk has learned.
The Scottish government has launched a £1m fund for community organisations to buy new vehicles to either scale up transport services or replace older vehicles.
Too many organisations in the sector focus their communications on the need of their beneficiaries and not nearly enough on the efficacy of their services, according to this year’s Charity Awards winner John Rendel.
Perhaps the wider message for us all is that - if you ask for help at the 11th hour, you are already a few hours late!
Civilsociety.co.uk rounds-up the most-read stories from the previous week.
M&A activity among mid-tier audit firms is creating new challengers in the charity audit hierarchy, finds Diane Sim.