13 Nov 2014
The director of Golden Lane Housing, the issuer of the first charity bond to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has said that despite recent criticism of charities using social finance it can be a useful tool for the sector.
Lucy de Groot tells how, after skirting with insolvency, CSV has been fundamentally restructured to create a more certain future.
Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.
A company secretary can act as a ‘consigliere’, helping charities deliver their strategy, says Emilia Radkiewicz.
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.
Cancer charity Clic Sargent has just completed a business improvement programme, cutting £1m from its cost base. Lorraine Clifton outlines how it was done.
The ICAEW has called for a change in the law to allow the Charity Commission to refuse a charity registration when a similar charity already exists.
The Daughters of the Cross of Liege, the UK’s 69th largest charity by income, has confirmed that it will sell its private hospital, St Anthony’s, to Spire Healthcare, in spite of fierce opposition from local residents and politicians.