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Citizen’s Advice Scotland denies report it is ‘on the brink of collapse’

24 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

Citizen’s Advice Scotland has denied reports it is “on the brink of collapse”, following allegations by a Scottish charity publication it could soon close.

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Individual donations fell in 2015, UK charitable giving report reveals

Overall giving to charity fell by 5 per cent to £9.6bn in 2015, with medical research charities receiving the biggest proportion, according to the Charities Aid Foundation’s latest report.

Consultation launched on Big Lottery Fund’s policy direction

The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation into new proposed policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund.

Oxfam accused of using gift aid for tax avoidance

Gift aid is used by Oxfam and other charities as a form of tax avoidance, according to an article published last week by a right-wing think tank, questioning charities’ right to criticise tax havens.

Sector bodies call on minister to exempt charities from Common Reporting Standard

Umbrella bodies have written to the minister for civil society to raise concerns that a transparency regime could cause funders to scale back on grants, and have called for the exemption of charities.

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

Regulators outline plans to require professional advisers to report on more matters

The three UK charity regulators have opened a joint consultation on a revised list of “significant matters” that auditors and independent examiners must report.

Small Charitable Donations Bill announced in Queen’s Speech

The government has today announced its intention to introduce a Small Charitable Donations Bill to simplify the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme.

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Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, will be opening the tenth annual Charity Finance Summit this October, which will also include a closing keynote from Simon Hopkins, chief executive of Turn2Us.

 Big Society Capital has received £357m so far, annual review shows

Big Society Capital had received £357m to invest in social enterprises by the end of last year, and has so far invested £84m, according to an annual review published today.

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