Two-thirds of charities concerned about post-election funding cuts, says survey
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Two-thirds of charities concerned about post-election funding cuts, says survey

24 Apr 2015 | Alice Sharman

Two-thirds of charities, surveyed by accountancy firm Baker Tilly, have said that they fear reductions in government funding in the 12 months following the election.

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NCVO and CFG express concerns over government review of business rates

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