Peter Vicary-Smith, chief executive of Which

Which? spent almost 7 per cent of its income on senior pay 1

31 Oct 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Consumers charity Which? spent just under 7 per cent of its total income on senior staff salaries, with its chief executive earning up to £340,000, according to its recently published annual accounts.


Which? spent almost 7 per cent of its income on senior pay

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Job agency for deaf people blames collapse on Shaw Trust

A Croydon-based recruitment agency that specialises in finding work for deaf people says the Shaw Trust is partly responsible for its liquidation.

Nat Wei

Lord Nat Wei, government adviser on the Big Society, has said the government and the Charity Commission are talking about guidance for charities on investment.


A survey being conducted by London Advice Services Alliance (Lasa) will canvass sector opinion on whether the Big Society plan represents an opportunity or a threat.

Property investment fund soaring

The Charities Property Fund , the first common investment fund for charities in England and Wales, is celebrating its tenth year with a return of 19.1 per cent for the past 12 months.

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.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

John Kingston, director of Venturesome

The Henry Smith Charity has invested £500,000 into CAF Venturesome’s Development Fund.

Hutton Pension Report: how much will the sector actually save?

David Davison says John Hutton's interim report on public sector pensions shows that the sector will save money, but "how much?" is the question we should be asking.

Inspirational thoughts

Child trafficking, people making jam, transparency at grass-roots level and a Beavers parade, it's all going off in Ian Allsop's opinion piece this month in a tale of community fundraising and financial best practice.

Interest rates market outlook: October 2010

Inflation just won't let up, unemployment is on the rise too, and Ian Buss thinks that now could be the time to switch from instant access assets to something more long-term.

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