13 Nov 2014
The director of Golden Lane Housing, the issuer of the first charity bond to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has said that despite recent criticism of charities using social finance it can be a useful tool for the sector.
Charities could find new opportunities for donors among higher rate tax-paying families not wanting to lose their child benefit under the government’s new plans for state benefits, according to professor of charity studies Gareth Morgan.
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd faced a barrage of questions and concerns about how the new government’s cuts and plans are impacting the sector, at a roundtable event organised by the Directory of Social Change yesterday.
The haste of the quango cuts has David Davison worried about the impact on organisations big and small as he warns that pension schemes could provide the final straw to break your organisation's back.
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.
Impetus Trust has invested £1.7m in an initiative to reduce the national reoffending rate.
The East Anglian Air Ambulance has hit out at claims that its decision to replace volunteers provided by medical volunteer organisation Magpas with private doctors amounts to a “privatisation” of the charity.
Gordon Hunter wonders, whatever happened to charity now that it has been engulfed by the state?
NCVO has set up a new group to review whether fraud prevention measures are fair and effective for charities.