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Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies 2

3 Mar 2015 | Tania Mason

David Harker, former chief executive of Citizens Advice, passed away yesterday on his birthday after a short illness. He was 64.
 


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Eton College Chapel

Eton College posted a surplus of £3.2m in its last financial year and income from school fees increased by nearly 4 per cent to £43.6m.


Wellcome building

The Guardian has attacked the Wellcome Trust and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation over the charities' investments in fossil fuels.

There should be no such thing as an unpaid internship in charities, says NCVO

NCVO has warned charities against “inadvertently exploiting” young people by creating poor-quality, unpaid internship positions.

Budget 2015: Government will introduce social venture capital trusts with 30 per cent tax relief

Measures to introduce “social venture capital trusts” are among a number of Budget announcements to grow the use of social investment and social investment tax relief.

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

Budget 2015: New charity investment vehicle launched as alternative to Common Investment Funds

A new charity investment vehicle, the Charity Authorised Investment Fund, will be introduced as an alternative to Common Investment Funds, today’s Budget Document has said.

Save the Children and Pearson announce £1.5m partnership

Save the Children has been given £1.5m by education company Pearson UK to deliver schooling to children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis.

Family Lives

A family support charity said it can no longer meet the demand of the families who contact it, following news that its support services face funding cuts of more than £500,000.

CFG

The Charity Finance Group (CFG) has announced an overhaul of its membership scheme, and is shifting it from individual membership to organisational membership.

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