Over £100m drawn down from Big Society Capital

Over £100m drawn down from Big Society Capital

26 Jan 2015 | Alice Sharman

Cumulative figures from Big Society Capital have shown that since its inception in 2012 £104m has now been drawn down from the social investment wholesaler and its co-investors.


Over £100m drawn down from Big Society Capital

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Trust Partnership releases investment management guide for trustees

The Trust Partnership is releasing a new publication called ‘How to choose your investment manager’, which is available free to all charities.

Treasurers pick up three of four Welsh Trustee Awards

The importance of the treasurer role in charities was highlighted recently at the 2010 Volunteer of the Year Awards, hosted by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

Pallotta moots International Charity Defence League

US fundraiser and author Dan Pallotta is working to set up a global leadership movement to implement the ideas contained in his book Uncharitable, which challenge the perversity of the rules that govern the non-profit sector around the world.

Serco, Catch 22 and Turning Point sign £415m prison contract

Serco, Catch 22 and Turning Point have signed a £415m contract to run a new prison at Belmarsh West, London for the next 26 and a half years.

So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

Government announces raft of payment-by-results measures

Payment-by-results has been introduced within three government departments over the past week.

CLG and DoH to work with Compact Voice through climate of spending cuts

The Department of Health (DoH) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) have pledged to work with Compact Voice to ensure they follow Compact principles when making cuts or changes to funding application processes.

Big Society ministerial committee to cut right through government

The ministerial committee on the Big Society that was announced by civil society minister Nick Hurd last week will comprise ministers from each and every government department, the Office for Civil Society has confirmed.

Cuts put Big Society agenda at risk, says Hurd

Nick Hurd warned yesterday that the Big Society agenda is under threat by government cutbacks and asked charities and the voluntary sector for its trust and flexibility.

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