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New buying group formed to support growth of social care charities

1 Oct 2014 | Emily Corfe

A new membership group was launched today to support the growth of health and social care charities and reduce their costs.

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Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) has reported income last year of £116.8m, its highest-ever revenue and more than double the figure of five years ago.

Mark Fisher is the new director of the Office for Civil Society and Government Innovation Group

Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.

 

Clare Pelham, CEO of Leonard Cheshire Disability

Social investment is not reaching its potential because trustees feel "alienated" by the language used, the chief executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability told a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday.

Jonathan Jenkins, CEO of Social Investment Business

The chief executive of the Social Investment Business published a tweet on Saturday night shortly after Brooks Newmark resigned, which stated that Nick Hurd was “moved” from his post as minister for civil society.

Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Nearly 40 redundancies at Lincolnshire education charity

Linkage Community Trust has made 39 people redundant as the learning disabilities charity works to refocus its services on more localised projects and reduce its dependence on specialist further education and residential students.

Angel of the North (image credit: Christine Matthews)

Virgin Money has announced plans to invest £1m in the North East after its offer to part-fund the Northern Rock Foundation fell through yesterday.

Tanya Pein

Too many charities fail to consider their beneficiaries when choosing where to invest their assets, according to Tanya Pein, co-chair of the Ethical Investment Association.

Northern Rock Foundation says closure is now 'likely' after Virgin Money offer falls through

The Northern Rock Foundation is preparing to wind up after an offer of funding from Virgin Money fell through because the charity cannot raise the £3m-a-year match funding that offer needs.

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