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National Trust income reaches £494m

4 Sep 2015 | Emily Corfe

The National Trust's income increased by £33.8m last year, with members contributing £10.5m more than the previous year, according to its annual report for the year ending February 2015.

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Introduction of social pension funds could boost social investment, says report

The introduction of social pension funds could help finance projects such as social housing, rehabilitation initiatives and environmental schemes, according to a report released today.

Chief executive pay

Chief executives working for the UK’s top 100 charities had an average  remuneration package of just over £167,000 in the last year, but pay remains low compared to other sectors, according to exclusive research by Charity Finance magazine.

Council launches investigation into charity accused of giving only 13p of every £1 to good causes

A Scottish council is looking into concerns about a charity was accused of donating just £137,000 of its £1m income to good causes last year.

HMRC Credit: Steph Gray

HM Revenue and Customs has decided to reduce how often it publishes statistics about charity tax reliefs, despite concerns from sector bodies.

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

Action for Children's income falls for the third successive year

Action for Children’s total income has fallen for the third year in a row, due to “volatile markets” and “pressure on local authorities’ funds”, according to its latest set of accounts filed this week.

81 per cent of small and medium charities ‘struggling’ to survive, says survey

Just over 80 per cent of small and medium charities are struggling to obtain enough funding and a further 63 per cent are “seriously worried” about ongoing income, according to a report released by Lloyds Bank Foundation.

George Osborne and Geoffrey Boycott

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has promised £1m from Libor fines to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance during a visit to the organisation’s air base this week.

Polly McGivern

Breast Cancer Now has appointed Polly McGivern as director of finance and corporate services to oversee the final integration of activity between the two recently merged breast cancer charities.

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