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Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

23 Sep 2014 | Tania Mason

Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.

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Richard Hawkes

Most charities would prefer to “moan and whinge about how hard life is” rather than innovate to drive social change, the chief executive of Scope told an audience of social investment specialists yesterday.

Lisa Nandy, shadow minister for civil society

The government must either give the Social Value Act real teeth or “stop wasting the charity sector’s time with it”, shadow charities minister Lisa Nandy said yesterday.


UK Community Foundations wants government to discourage new private trusts

Umbrella body UK Community Foundations has recommended tougher restrictions on private trusts in order to improve effectiveness, in its ‘philanthropy manifesto’ for the general election.

National Children's Bureau

National Children's Bureau has sold its book publishing arm to commercial publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers and a formal partnership will continue between the two.

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'

Diabetes UK

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.

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.

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Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

23 Sep 2014

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UK Community Foundations wants government to discourage new private trusts

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National Children’s Bureau sells publishing arm to commercial publisher

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