29 Oct 2013
The HMRC has released guidelines outlining the new gift aid claiming process for charity shops.
Crime Reduction Initiatives, the £80m-turnover drug and alcohol support charity, is restructuring its operations into two distinct divisions in order to capitalise on the government’s new offender rehabilitation agenda.
A consortium of major charities in the North of England has been formed to bid for prisoner rehabilitation contracts following the Justice Secretary's rehabilitation reforms announced in the Queen's speech on Wednesday.
Homelessness organisation St Mungo’s and alcohol and drug service Foundation66 have teamed up for a payment-by-results contract worth a potential £367,000.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
Big Society Capital launched its first annual report last night, which shows it has delivered £39m of capital to 15 social investment finance intermediaries, which have so far benefited 23 frontline organisations.
The prospect of a single charity registration process for both HMRC and the Charity Commission is not far off, Charities Act reviewer Lord Hodgson hinted to a conference audience yesterday.
Ian Allsop muses on the unattractive political career prospects of a charities minister.