Calls for OSCR investigation into Kiltwalk running costs

Calls for OSCR investigation into Kiltwalk running costs

5 Mar 2015 | Hugh Radojev

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator should open an investigation into Scottish fundraising event The Kiltwalk over its high administrative costs, a former event organiser has said.


Calls for OSCR investigation into Kiltwalk running costs

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Charity shop identifies window of opportunity

A Cancer Research UK charity shop has come up with a novel way of attracting attention to its window display.

CIFF won't be forced to spend down endowment

The value of Children’s Investment Fund Foundation grantmaking dropped by £10m during the last financial year, but the charity says it has had a consistent approach to funding projects.

RNIB dismisses bias claim over drug produced by rival to donor

The RNIB has dismissed allegations that its refusal to endorse a cheap drug found to prevent a type of blindness is related to the fact that it receives donations from the maker of a rival, more expensive drug.

Terrence Higgins Trust and Crusaid merge

HIV charity Crusaid has become part of the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), after a drop in income led it to seek a merger. Some redundancies may follow.

Why shouldn't charities pay celebrities if they consider it a good investment?

» Barnardo's defends plans to pay Made in Chelsea star £3,000 to endorse campaign

Legacy values continue to drop but bottom is near, predicts report

Legacy values have continued their slow and steady decline, but are likely to return to growth over the coming months, according to research released today.

HMRC gives zero-rate concession to pay-per-click charity ads

HMRC has conceded that zero-rating VAT should apply to pay-per-click (PPC) charity advertisements, but refuses to budge on VAT for search engine optimisation.

No-go zones for fundraising to be mapped

The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association will team up with the Trading Standards Institute to map out all the cold calling control zones in the UK to help charities decide which areas are safe to fundraise in.

Video showcase website See the Difference goes live

See the Difference, the video-based website aiming to showcase the work of UK charities, launches today.

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