DFID announces UK's first development impact bond
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DFID announces UK's first development impact bond

17 Apr 2014 | Vibeka Mair

The UK is to launch the first development impact bond - an international version of the social impact bond - International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.

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Eden Trust reports £6.3m deficit

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Financial regulator opens inquiry into Cup Trust associates

The Financial Reporting Council is the latest regulatory body to take an interest in the operations of the Cup Trust, launching an investigation into whether any accountancy firms or individuals have committed misconduct in relation to its set-up and operation.

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