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Charity sector bodies 'disappointed' by HMRC decision on publishing tax statistics

28 Aug 2015 | Alice Sharman

HM Revenue and Customs has decided to reduce how often it publishes statistics about charity tax reliefs, despite concerns from sector bodies.

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Charity sector bodies 'disappointed' by HMRC decision on publishing tax statistics

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Chief executive of Admiral and wife jointly invest further £20m into charity

The chief executive of Admiral Insurance, Henry Engelhardt and his wife, Diane Briere de l’Isle have made a £20m investment into the Moondance Foundation – a charity they founded together in 2010.

NPC

Charities and funders face big decisions after a “seismic shift” in public service commissioning, according to a new report by the charity think tank NPC. 

Peer calls on government to give 5 per cent of Northern Rock Asset Management sale to charity

Liberal Democrat peer Lord Shipley has called on the government to donate 5 per cent of the profit of the sale of the ‘bad arm’ of Northern Rock Asset Management to the Northern Rock Foundation or a successor foundation.

People's Health Trust

The grantmaking community health charity, People’s Health Trust, announced today it will build a living wage requirement into all future funding applications.

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Kevan Jones

A Virgin Money donation of £1m to charities in the North East has been described as “paltry” by Labour MP for North Durham, Kevan Jones.

Angel of the North (image credit: Christine Matthews)

Virgin Money has announced plans to invest £1m in the North East after its offer to part-fund the Northern Rock Foundation fell through yesterday.

Northern Rock Foundation says closure is now 'likely' after Virgin Money offer falls through

The Northern Rock Foundation is preparing to wind up after an offer of funding from Virgin Money fell through because the charity cannot raise the £3m-a-year match funding that offer needs.

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.

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Charities miss out on more than £1bn a year in donations, says survey

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NUS signs campaigning partnership with TUC

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The National Union of Students and Trades Union Congress have signed a partnership to run joint trade...

Facebook adds 'Donate Now' button

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Charities in the UK can now ask their supporters to give directly via Facebook, after the social media...

New website and tagline for Stonewall

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Equality charity Stonewall has today revealed its new website and has added the tagline “acceptance...

Royal British Legion launches new mobile compatible website

19 Aug 2015

The Royal British Legion has launched a new mobile-compatible website which it says will “encourage...