13 Mar 2014
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Compact Voice has questioned whether the refreshed Compact should be launched this month in light of the government’s controversial decision to cut funding to the Campaign Research Programme – in breach of the Compact.
GamCare, the advice and counselling charity for problem gamblers, is worried that it will be sidelined and have its funding slashed under new proposals from the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
Changes to the way the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) collects financial information will mean annual savings to charities of “hundreds of thousands of pounds”, according to the Pensions Trust.
Gareth Jones reports on another month of decent but unspectacular returns for the Charity 250 Index.
Core funding improves outcomes as well as relationships with funders, argues Jessica Sklair.