Big Society Capital’s model should change, says Charity Finance Group

Big Society Capital’s model should change, says Charity Finance Group

6 May 2016 | Gareth Jones

Big Society Capital is not delivering the right types of funding and should consider changes to its operating model, the Charity Finance Group has said.


Big Society Capital’s model should change, says Charity Finance Group

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Shelter tells government to stop using its name to support anti-advocacy clause

The chief executive of homelessness charity Shelter has written to the government to ask them to stop using his charity's name in defence of an anti-advocacy policy.

List of fastest growing charities published

Research showing the fastest growing charities between 2008-09 and 2012-13 has found that public money is the most common route to large-scale growth.

Nick Brooks stepping down as head of not-for-profit at Kingston Smith

Accountancy firm Kingston Smith has announced that Nick Brooks is stepping down and will be replaced by Neil Finlayson as the firm’s head of not-for-profit.

Nigel davies

A research consultation has been opened today into the future of the charities Statement of Recommended Practice, the financial guidance which governs charity accounts.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Criticism of gift aid changes is 'nonsense', says HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs has refuted as "nonsense" allegations that it has changed its position on gift aid donations, after it was criticised over plans to make donors complete a "pre-donation questionnaire".

Plans to add extra step to digital gift aid ‘completely ridiculous’

A plan to introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” for supporters before they can make gift aided donations online has been criticised as “completely ridiculous” and damaging to giving.

The Common Reporting Standard will ‘horribly affect’ some charities

Many grant-givers will “be really horribly affected” by an “onerous” new international transparency regime, a tax conference heard last week.

 Income needed to enter the Charity 250 Index rises 20 per cent

A number of Christian charities were among the largest new entrants and fastest risers in the Charity 250 Index – a list of the UK’s largest charities maintained by Charity Finance magazine.

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