13 Nov 2014
BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.
A survey by the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action has found that relationships with local authorities have improved for 37 per cent of its member organsiations.
Save the Children International’s income more than doubled last year to around £550m as it takes over more aid work from national charities.
13 Oct 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.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Recent changes in the law around pensions and wills could have a significant impact on how much money is available for charitable legacies. David Ainsworth examines what’s changed.
Cathy Pharaoh, co-director of the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business Centre, has said that the Social Value Act could “backfire” on voluntary organisations.
Charities are not taking steps to improve their transparency, with information about admin costs, trustee expenses and chief executive salaries “in a pdf and difficult to find”, new research by nfpSynergy has found.
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.