18 Sep 2014
Campaigning charities FairPensions and WWF have joined a coalition which is lobbying oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell over their investments in environmentally controversial oil sands developments.
Most charities expect the near future to hold further drops in income, but anxiety over cashflow has lessened as the recession came to a close.
CFDG is to begin a consultation process with its members to identify the scale of the pension deficits in the sector and thrash out options for addressing them.
The Shaw Trust’s new chief executive is intent on creating a new enterprise division that employs disabled people itself – and makes a profit from it. Tania Mason reports.
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.
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has sold its £1.9m stake in FTSE100 mining company Vedanta, just days after the Church Commissioners and the Church of England Pensions Board sold their shares in the company worth £3.8m.
The RSPCA has lost a High Court battle over a disputed will worth nearly £1m.
The trade union Unite is holding a mass meeting at the House of Commons to lobby MPs on “deteriorating funding and employment conditions” in the charity and civil society sector.
The Charity Commission is investigating the Royal Institution following reports that it has leased office space to a company run by its chairman without the regulator's permission.
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