Kids Company paid LSE nearly £40,000 for impact report

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13 Aug 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Kids Company has suffered further media criticism after it was revealed that the charity paid the London School of Economics almost £40,000 for a glowing report about the impact of its work.


Kids Company paid LSE nearly £40,000 for impact report

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Over 1,000 charities applied for Local Sustainability Fund grants

Over 1,000 organisations applied for grants from the Local Sustainability Fund during the month long application window, but around three quarters will be unsuccessful, the Cabinet Office has said.

Crime Reduction Initiative grows income by 21 per cent and announces rebrand

Crime Reduction Initiatives, the service delivery charity, grew its income by 21 per cent to over £140m in the last year and has announced a "fundamental rebrand" to help it become better known.

Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes International reported its highest ever income of £242m last year, thanks to a £32.6m boost in grant funding, its latest accounts show. 

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.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

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RSPB wins £5.3m contract to run Sherwood Forest park

An RSPB-led consortium is preferred bidder for a £5.3m contract to provide a new visitor centre and manage conservation in Sherwood Forest Country Park.

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.

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.

Big Society Capital transparency proposals should go further, consultation responses say

Proposals to make Big Society Capital Capital more transparent are welcome but do not go far enough, respondents to the social investment body's consultation have said.

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