18 Sep 2014
The Royal Institution, the science communication charity, has said it will not have to sell its London headquarters after embarking on a cost-saving and fundraising drive.
Think-tank Civitas has called on government to scrap the vetting and barring scheme, calling it a 'paedophile test' which creates an atmosphere of suspicion that increases the risks to children and damages relations between generations.
The Charity Finance Directors' Group has called on the government to review tax policies which often burden the charity sector, such as tax avoidance and tax relief, in its response to a government consultation on tax policy.
Each £1 spent on volunteering returns £4-£8 or more in direct economic value, according to Volunteering England’s submission to the government ahead of the comprehensive spending review.
Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.
Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather has called on accountancy firms to encourage transparency in the charity sector.
The Institute of Fundraising has defended charity clothes collections following a News of the World story which accused a commercial collections company hired by two charities of stealing donation bags left for other charities.
Responsibility for the Big Lottery Fund will move from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and be placed under the Cabinet Office, according to a leaked government document on the BBC News website.
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