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Diabetes UK reports income boost of 40 per cent following Tesco partnership

22 Sep 2014 | Emily Corfe

A partnership between Diabetes UK and Tesco has contributed to an upturn of almost 40 per cent in the charity’s finances, according to its latest accounts.

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Camilla Batmanghelidjh

The chief executive of the children’s charity Kids Company has said that it is at risk of closure unless it receives “proper government funding”.

Cabinet Office

Charities and social enterprises are invited to apply for grants from a £1m Cabinet Office fund for projects which help support unpaid, family carers.

Labour to create legal definition of social enterprise

The Labour party will create a legally binding definition of social enterprise, Chi Onwurah, the shadow social enterprise minister, promised yesterday on the opening day of her party’s national conference.

Labour to focus on grant funding for charities

Labour politicians last night unveiled a series of priorities for the voluntary sector, including a drive to increase grant funding, on the opening day of the party’s national conference.

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'

St John's Hospital launches £4m social investment programme

St John’s Hospital in Bath has launched a £4m social investment programme to support local charities and social enterprises with social, cultural and environmental aims.

CAN and Senscot part ways with UnLtd over its vision for a 'private-profit social sector'

Social enterprise support organisations CAN and Senscot have ended their relationship with UnLtd, set up to manage a £100m fund for social entrepreneurs, over concerns that grants from the fund are being awarded to for-profit organisations.


Rosie Chapman

The sector’s code of good governance is no longer fit for purpose for large and complex charities and ought to be updated by its authors, according to CFG trustee and former Charity Commission policy chief Rosie Chapman.

Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO

Charities Evaluation Services is to merge into the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in order to secure its future, it has been announced today.

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