DFID announces UK's first development impact bond

DFID announces UK's first development impact bond

17 Apr 2014 | Vibeka Mair

The UK is to launch the first development impact bond - an international version of the social impact bond - International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.


DFID announces UK's first development impact bond

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Intelligent Giving resurrection beset by funding difficulties

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CAF commissions report on modernising gift aid

The Charities Aid Foundation has commissioned a study on how technology can be used to make the gift aid process more manageable.

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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'

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Hedge fund supremo Chris Hohn’s charity the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation has continued its unstoppable growth into one of the biggest UK charities by income, overtaking the Wellcome Trust to become the fourth-largest constituent of the Charity 100 Index.

Garfield Weston Foundation censured for links to political donations

Trustees of the Garfield Weston Foundation have been reprimanded by the Charity Commission for allowing an associated company to make political donations to the Conservative Party.

New OTS report dubs Futurebuilders a success, while Tories moot plans to scrap it

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Once a Catholic?

The Charity Commission must continue to resist Catholic Care's efforts to circumvent the law, says Daniel Phelan

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