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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Charity Commission spent £445,000 on recruitment in one year

The Charity Commission spent nearly more than £445,000 on recruitment advertising and services in the last financial year, and has budgeted to reduce the figure to £200,000 for the current year.

'One-stop' disability consortium wins £2.6m employment services contract

A unique partnership between one national charity and five local charities has won a £2.6m contract from Birmingham’s local strategic partnership to provide employment services for people with multiple disabilities in five of Birmingham City’s most deprived areas.

Female charity interim managers paid 15 per cent less than men

Female interim managers working in charities earned 15 per cent less than their male counterparts during the six months from June to December last year, new research shows.

Interest rates market outlook: March 2010

The Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to postpone its asset purchase programme at £200bn was widely expected, but it left the door open for more quantitative easing should economic conditions warrant it.

Charities and social enterprises will get to scale in health - if they are given a chance. The improvements that they can deliver are huge.

» Philanthropy is in a 'sorry state' Ronnie Cohen tells charity leaders

Learning disability charities merge

Learning disability charity Walsingham has merged with the Longfields Association, a day centre for people with learning disabilities in Swansea.

Concerns raised over detail of water charges concession

Campaigners have asked for more clarity on the concessions on water charges for charities in the Flood Water and Management Bill.

Technical briefing: Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009

The Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill will abolish the restriction on the length of time for which trustees can accumulate a trust's income.

Technical briefing: when holiday and sick leave coincide

An Employment Tribunal has confirmed that an employee who is unable to take his pre-booked holiday due to sickness should be allowed to carry over his leave entitlement to the following leave year.

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