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Charities must record when employees use Twitter to campaign, Electoral Commission says 6

13 Oct 2014 | Emily Corfe

The Electoral Commission has said charities must record every time an employee is encouraged to tweet or post to Facebook about a potentially political issue, to check whether they should register under the Lobbying Act.

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Nuffield secures £330m to fund growth

Nuffield Health has agreed a deal to borrow up to £330m from banks and institutional lenders to grow its organisation - the first time that the charity has been funded in this way.

National Insurance 'should be an eligible tax for gift aid purposes'

A report released today by nfpSynergy has called for National Insurance to be treated as a tax for gift aid purposes, so that more people will eligible for gift aid.

Cabinet Office launches £1m end-of-life fund

The Cabinet Office has announced a new fund worth up to £1m, managed by Hospice UK, which will supply grants to organisations that support people at the end of their lives, and their families.

Japanese knotweed

Charities ought to treat their pension deficit like “Japanese knotweed” and try to “bury it out of existence”, delegates at yesterday’s Charity Finance Summit were told.


Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Interim manager appointed at Afghan Poverty Relief

The Charity Commission has appointed Pesh Framjee of Crowe Clark Whitehill as interim manager of Afghan Poverty Relief, following the sentencing of two of its trustees for theft from the charity.

CRI

Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) has reported income last year of £116.8m, its highest-ever revenue and more than double the figure of five years ago.

CTG calls for VAT rebate scheme and gift aid reform to be part of Autumn Statement

The Charity Tax Group is urging the government to improve the VAT system for charities in its Autumn Statement, and is calling on the extension of VAT rebate schemes for emergency services and hospices.

Nigel Davies

The Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator launched a search today for new members of their joint Sorp Committee, to provide advice on best financial practices within the charity sector.

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