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Highest ever income reported at World Vision UK

2 Jul 2015 | Emily Corfe

World Vision UK has reported its highest ever income of £71.8m, according to the charity’s latest set of accounts.

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has reported a £6.3m increase in fundraising income over the last financial year – from £51.7m in the year ending 31 December 2013 to £58m in 2014, according to the latest set of accounts.

Charities are not doing enough to defend themselves over pay, conference hears

Charities are not doing enough in response to attacks on chief executive pay, a Directory of Social Change conference heard yesterday.

Community share issues expected to increase by a third in 2015, report says

The number of community share issues is expected to rise by a third this year, according to a report published today by Locality and Co-operatives UK.

VAT tribunal judgment on investment management fees worth tens of millions to the sector

Charities should be able to reclaim VAT on investment management fees, a tribunal has ruled, in a move which is likely to mean tens of millions of pounds of additional cash for the sector.

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

St John Ambulance records first operating surplus in seven years

First-aid charity St John Ambulance has recorded its first operating surplus in seven years, as its income grew by nine per cent in 2014 to £99.2m.

Founders of music charity found innocent of fraud, but charges forced them to shut down anyway

The founders of a Newport-based music charity have been cleared of all charges over conspiracy to defraud their organisation, but were forced to close months ago because the charges made it “impossible” for them to continue.

The long and unhappy saga of the Local Sustainability Fund

Last week the government announced a £20m pot of funding for charities. This sounds like good news, says David Ainsworth, so why are so many in the sector unhappy about the new Local Sustainability Fund?

Cabinet Office launches £20m Local Sustainability Fund after long delay

The Office for Civil Society has announced the launch of its £20m Local Sustainability Fund, which will give grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 to around 250 small and medium-sized organisations.

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