12 Feb 2015
The Wellcome Trust has posted a 15.4 per cent return on its investment portfolio, earning £2.5bn for the year to 30 September 2014.
The National Fraud Authority (NFA) is running a survey of 10,000 charities to try to better understand the scale of fraud in the charity sector.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside has released a call to arms report, strongly urging that civil society organisations work together to develop a sustainable ‘21st century model’ to plan out the future of the charity sector.
Charity leaders should spend around a third of their time thinking about radical new ways to serve their beneficiaries, delegates at Charity Finance Live were told in the final plenary of yesterday's programme.
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 Evening Standard, long a vocal critic of street fundraising in London, was forced to change its tune last week after two of the robbers who foiled the jewellery store robbery in Kensington turned out to be on-duty chuggers.
Bill and Melinda Gates visited Downing Street yesterday during a busy trip to the UK to thank the country for its “history of generosity” and its commitment to maintain international aid.