Harriet Green

Former Thomas Cook boss donates £3m to charity over hotel deaths

28 May 2015 | Emily Corfe

Former Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green said she will donate more than £3m of a £10m shares payout to a charity chosen by the parents of two children who died on a Thomas Cook holiday in 2006.


Former Thomas Cook boss donates £3m to charity over hotel deaths

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Greg Clark, decentralisation minister

Councils should make best use of the voluntary sector's ability to deliver effective and innovative local services when managing future budgets, decentralisation minister Greg Clark said in a speech last week to local authority chief executives.

Funding changes

New Philanthropy Capital has released its report for funders on helping charities through cuts, calling on grantmakers to simplify the application process and monitoring to ensure the system is "fit for purpose".

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

The Scottish Government has published for public discussion draft regulations on the new Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations.

Sam Younger

The voluntary sector must move from a grants mentality to a contract mentality, the new chief executive of the Charity Commission said this morning.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Pension liability of top 5,000 UK charities totals £1.66bn

New research has revealed that of the top 5,000 UK charities, 522 have pension liabilities totalling £1.66bn.

Jonathan Lewis

Start-up social enterprises for health or social care are offered grants of between £50,000 and £450,000 in a new capital grants scheme initiated by the Social Enterprise Investment Fund on behalf of the Department of Health.

European SRI market almost doubles to  €5 trillion in two years

The European SRI market has almost doubled since 2008 according to a new report from Eurosif, a European SRI think tank.

Don't miss the boat on public sector outsourcing

Opportunities for public service delivery will arise from the government spending review, says David Davison, but what consequences will there be for pensions?

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