18 Sep 2014
The charities and good causes owed money by the Dove Trust, owner of the suspended fundraising website CharityGiving, are due to start receiving payments in September, after a High Court ruling on how the charity must pay out the funds owed.
Louise Fernandes-Owen examines a recent case which is instructive for employers investigating staff misconduct.
Augustus Della-Porta reports on clarification recently provided by the Charity Commission on the procedure for changing a charity's objects.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012 could be used to drive £4bn in giving if plans suggested by a social enterprise are adopted by Buckingham Palace.
Charity Tax Group is to ask the government to give charities the same VAT relief on non-business expenditure that local authorities are entitled to, on the 2.5 per cent VAT increase announced in today’s Budget.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
The rise in Capital Gains Tax announced in the emergency Budget could have a positive impact on philanthropy if wealthy individuals seek to avoid paying the higher rate by gifting more assets to charities.
Whitehall departments that are not ringfenced from public spending cuts will have to swallow average real budget reductions of around 25 per cent over the next four years, Chancellor George Osborne announced last month.
The coalition government’s move to raise VAT to 20 per cent from 4 January next year will lost the charity sector in the region of £143m, Charity Tax Group has estimated.
A coalition of children’s charities has called on the government to adopt a fairness test to assess the social impact of budgeting decisions.