10 Mar 2014
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
David Davison warns that even though your charity may not fall under accounting standard FRS17 - which forces companies to account for pension assets and liabilities, it doesn't mean the issue will go away.
A consultation on making the Commission for the Compact a statutory body and the creation of a National Youth Community Service are among the pledges contained in the Labour Party’s 2010 manifesto, released yesterday.
Oxfam is collaborating with the A-list to open "Britain's biggest charity pop-up shop" in the famous Selfridges department store in London. For the first week customers will not only be able to purchase items pre-owned by celebrities, but will be served by them as well.
Charities and social enterprises will get to scale in health - if they are given a chance. The improvements that they can deliver are huge.
The story in last week’s national newspapers accusing directors of the charity E-Act of making extortionate expense claims proves that the expenses issue remains a threat to the sector’s reputation, according to IT consultant John Tate.
A new model of charity shop that opened in south London last week intends eventually to give its customers the opportunity to choose the organisations that benefit from the takings.
Charity campaigners have finally won concessionary water charges for the voluntary sector after a two-year battle led by the Scout Association and church groups.
New powers for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to impose monetary penalties of up to £500,000 for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) came into force on 6 April. Rachel Holmes explains.
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