Golden Lane Housing: Social investment can be 'absolutely the right thing' to do
News

Golden Lane Housing: Social investment can be 'absolutely the right thing' to do

24 Oct 2014 | Alice Sharman

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.

Share

Golden Lane Housing: Social investment can be 'absolutely the right thing' to do

« First | previous | Displaying 4193 to 4200 (of 6421) | next | last »

Online toolkit on Equality Act 2010 released

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has released an online starter guide to the Equality Act 2010 for the private, public and voluntary sectors to understand their obligations under the new legislation.

Trustees make almost three-quarters of phone calls to Commission

Seventy per cent of telephone calls to the Charity Commission are made by trustees, and around half of these fall into five subject areas.

Squeezing bricks and mortar

Property assets and liabilities need careful management, says Zac Goodman.

At risk of growing up

Trustees will have to pay heed to entrepreneurs from other sectors and take risks if they wish to see results, says Daniel Phelan.

Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.

» RNLI legacy income rises to record £118m

Local councillors save charity facing closure after botox fraud

An HIV support charity which faced closure after one of its workers stole over £4,000 to fund her botox company, has been saved by two local councillors who donated £6,500 to the centre.

Hammersmith and Fulham Council to make all its funding to voluntary sector public

Hammersmith and Fulham Council plans to make public all its payments to the voluntary sector in what it calls a bid to become ‘Britain’s most transparent council’.

PCS union enlists sector support to stave off Commission cuts

The PCS union, the biggest union within the Charity Commission workforce, has launched a campaign against the threatened cut to the regulator’s budget, in a bid to reduce job losses among its members.

Majority of voters not heard of Big Society

The Big Society is struggling to capture the imagination of the public as a poll shows that more than half of voters claim not to have heard of the idea.

« First | previous | Displaying 4193 to 4200 (of 6421) | next | last »

Directory

Search the Directory

 

The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.