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.
Tania Mason can't get too excited about the brave new world of sector support being proposed by the coalition government. It all sounds too familiar.
The Children’s Society has developed a new tool which measures the well-being and quality of life of children.
The government wants to invest in a new support programme for civil society organisations that will help them “modernise, become more efficient and more entrepreneurial”.
A new website, mentoring, employer-supported volunteering and bursaries to help frontline groups access specialist services are all central to the government’s new vision of how best to support civil society groups to build the Big Society.
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.
Capacitybuilders said yesterday that it would fulfil all its funding commitments to March 2011, and would be discussing with grantholders how to arrange final reporting and payments.
A charity set up by Baroness Susan Greenfield, the former director of the Royal Institution who was ousted by trustees following a governance review, has created a Global Risk Register to provide access to intelligence on the risks facing humanity.
David Davison analyses a recent merger between two social housing providers.