12 Feb 2015
Sector must address gap between public perception of charities and the truth, says Sir Stuart Etherington
Public perception of what charities do can be very different to the truth and an "intelligent engagement with the public" is needed to address this, the chief executive of the NCVO said yesterday.
The Attorney General plans to make a reference to the charity tribunal to determine whether all benevolent funds satisfy the public benefit test.
Charitable bond issuer Allia is calling for charities to apply to benefit from round two of its new online bonds which will open at the close of its first round in April.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
The Charity Commission’s investigation into Muslim Aid’s alleged links with Hamas has concluded that the allegations are not substantiated.
Scotland’s education secretary Michael Russell has announced a new £7.7m fund for the voluntary sector to support around 5,000 unemployed people into work over the next two years.
David Davison highlights a back-to-basics guide to the murky area of FRS17 disclosures.