Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs reports £26m income boost

7 Oct 2015 | Emily Corfe

Blindness charity Guide Dogs grew income by a third to over £100m, thanks to property sales worth more than £17m, according to its most recent accounts.


Guide Dogs reports £26m income boost

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A government fund has helped charities and social enterprises win £233m worth of investment and contracts, according to an evaluation report published today.

Parkinson's UK

Disability charity Parkinson’s UK increased its income by £6.4m to £30.9m last year – marking an “unprecedented” income growth and beating the charity's own targets.

You're not a charity if you’re funded by government, charity leader tells Tory Party Conference

Organisations which receive most of their money from public funds should not be called charities, Frances Crook, chief executive for the Howard League for Penal Reform, told the Conservative Party Conference this morning.

George Osborne Credit: MH Holland

Sector leaders are urgently seeking clarification of the status of charitable business rate relief worth £1.7bn, after Chancellor George Osborne announced that control over rates would move to local councils.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Save the Children

Save the Children International has reported an income of £714m, making it one of the largest UK-based charities, according to its latest set of accounts.

Prince Charles speaking at the British Asian Trust annual dinner

Richard Hawkes, former chief executive of Scope, has landed a new job as chief executive of the British Asian Trust, one of Prince Charles' charities.

Further redundancies at Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People made 66 people redundant last year as contracts came to an end and it reduced duplication of back office services with RNIB.

Ruth Cadbury Credit: Julianmill

Charities often do not ask foundations for enough money when they make grant applications, the former chair of the Barrow Cadbury Trust told delegates at the Labour conference earlier this week.

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