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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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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.

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

Golden Lane Housing: Social investment can be 'absolutely the right thing' to do

The director of Golden Lane Housing, the issuer of the first charity bond to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has said that despite recent criticism of charities using social finance it can be a useful tool for the sector.

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.

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

National Theatre

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

Charity Retail Association appoints new chief executive

The Charity Retail Association has appointed Martin Blackwell, who is currently chief executive of the Association of Town and City Management, to succeed Warren Alexander at the helm of the organisation.

Relationships between councils and voluntary groups are improving, finds Navca

A survey by the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action has found that relationships with local authorities have improved for 37 per cent of its member organsiations. 

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.

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