7 Oct 2014
The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 comes into force today, which limits the amount charities can spend on campaigning in the lead-up to the general election.
The Right Reverend Graeme Knowles, a trustee of the St Paul’s Cathedral Foundation, has asked the Occupy the London Stock Exchange protestors, who have been camping outside the Cathedral for the past 16 days, to “withdraw peacefully”.
The long-term effect of the Upper Tribunal’s judgment on public benefit and independent schools will be a “shrunken and cautious Charity Commission”, according to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd.
Labour’s cunning plan to force public schools to prove they provide public benefit has failed, says Stephen Lloyd.
A Sussex village hall due to host a talk by BNP leader Nick Griffin on Sunday cancelled the event after council bosses threatened to remove its rates relief if the meeting went ahead.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
Charities have to remember to say “thank-you” to volunteers so they feel valued and continue; and government should be cautious about telling people to volunteer, an NCVO policy officer has advised.
The structure surrounding a charity embedded in a corporate host can pay dividends, but to what extent does it also limit the charity's potential? David Philpott muses.
Benevolent charities must look to collaboration as a solution to combatting funding cuts and increased competition for grants, according to a new report looking at the challenges facing the benevolent sector.
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