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Former Thomas Cook boss donates £3m to charity over hotel deaths

28 May 2015 | Emily Corfe

Former Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green said she will donate more than £3m of a £10m shares payout to a charity chosen by the parents of two children who died on a Thomas Cook holiday in 2006.

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Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund will award more than £7m to two UK charities to help rebuild communities in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

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A former assistant manager at Grant Thornton has been jailed for 40 months after embezzling more than £726,000 intended to go to charity.

RSPCA sees voluntary income gradually increase following decline

RSPCA has seen its income begin to increase, following a dramatic drop of £12m in its previous year’s accounts.

Charities invited to participate in 24th annual Charity Shops Survey

Charities with retail operations are now invited to respond to the 24th annual Charity Shops Survey, the most comprehensive study into the state of the shops sector.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

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Almost a quarter of children’s centres across the UK have been forced to close or merge as a result of government funding cuts over the past five years, according to children’s charity Barnardo’s.

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A child sexual abuse charity is set to close after it was overwhelmed with inquiries following the publicity around abuse by TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

Charities are being driven out of business by pension schemes, CFG tells DWP

Skills for Logistics, a sector skills council charity, was driven into liquidation by its pension scheme with the loss of 34 jobs, and more charities are likely to follow unless pension law is reformed, the Charity Finance Group warned this week.

Big Society Capital has received more than £300m and invested more than £50m

Big Society Capital has now invested more than £50m in social ventures and has signed agreements worth more than £100m more, according to figures published today.

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