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'Shocking' tribunal decision calls on Friends of the Earth to pay £1m tax bill

23 Jun 2016 | Alice Sharman

Friends of the Earth's chief executive has condemned a tribunal decision instructing it to pay a tax bill of over £1m - a ninth of its annual income - as “shocking”.

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Free guide to risk management for charities published by CFG and Sayer Vincent

Charity Finance Group and accountancy firm Sayer Vincent have launched a free guide for charities dealing with risk, which says charities don't properly consider risks faced by their organisation.

Cancer Research UK invests in out-of-town superstores after drop in charity shop profits

Cancer Research UK saw profits from its charity shops fall in the year to March 2016, and has responded by moving away from the high street to out-of-town superstores, the charity said in its annual report.

Major funding changes planned at Help for Heroes, according to annual report

Help for Heroes has said that it expects to change how it raises funds, following a decision to close its shops and digital fundraising platform.

MSF refuses future funding from EU members over handling of refugee crisis

Médecins Sans Frontières has said that it will not take any more funding from European Union member states, in protest at the way the refugee crisis is being handled.

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

Mark Goldring and Cathy Phelan

Mark Goldring CBE, currently chief executive of Oxfam GB, has been awarded the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement at this year’s Charity Awards.


Winners: David McAuley and Claire Leeper from the Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust has taken the Overall Award at this year’s Charity Awards for its nationwide network of more than 400 food banks which provided emergency food parcels and support to more than a million people last year.


Charity Awards 2016 winners are announced

Combat Stress, SignHealth, and Keep Britain Tidy were among the winners at tonight's 17th annual Charity Awards.


 Small charities ‘too afraid’ to ask for core costs, says major funder

Small charities risk a crisis because they are too afraid to apply for core costs, the director of funder the Garfield Weston Foundation said today.

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