5 Oct 2016
Lord Wallace, the Cabinet Office spokesman in the House of Lords, sought to justify the tax relief cap yesterday by claiming that not all charities use their funds in a “public-spirited” manner, making the proposed cap necessary.
The Charities Act 2006 has, overall, proved to be a good piece of legislation that is fit for purpose, the NCVO Charity Law Review Advisory Group has concluded.
It’s two years since Britain voted in the previously unlikely coalition of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Celina Ribeiro tracks the main developments of the coalition’s first half of government.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
There is no need to change the public benefit test used during charity registration, according to charity lawyers Bates Wells & Braithwaite in its submission to Lord Hodgson's Charities Act review.
Civil Society Media is to host a live question time-style debate with Nick Hurd, Gareth Thomas and Sir Stuart Etherington as the coalition government reaches the end of its first two years in power.
The issue of trustee payment continues to divide the sector. Amy Gordon sets out the legal position, David Gold argues in favour and Andrew Hind argues against.
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