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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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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.

Marie Stopes International's income rises 22 per cent to £211.9m

Marie Stopes International grew its income by 22 per cent to £211.9m in 2013, according to its latest annual report.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid's income rose more than 8 per cent to £103.6m in the year to March 2014, according to accounts filed recently.

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.

Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.

» RNLI legacy income rises to record £118m

Charity Bank lending since investment more than triple previous year

Social lender Charity Bank has said it made loans worth £14.5m in the six months to the end of September, more than three times as much as in the same period last year.

ShareAction to set up a responsible investment network for operational charities

ShareAction is planning to launch a Responsible Investment Network for operational charities alongside its network for endowed trusts and foundations

NCVO income up 7 per cent to £9.59m

NCVO increased its income by 7 per cent to £9.59m in the year to March 2014, according to its annual report and accounts, published today.

National Theatre

The National Theatre’s income rose to £124m as the charity celebrated its 50th anniversary, according to its recently published annual accounts.

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