13 Nov 2014
Consumers charity Which? spent just under 7 per cent of its total income on senior staff salaries, with its chief executive earning up to £340,000, according to its recently published annual accounts.
Recent changes in the law around pensions and wills could have a significant impact on how much money is available for charitable legacies. David Ainsworth examines what’s changed.
Macmillan Cancer Support, the RNIB, Scope and the Royal Voluntary Service have joined calls to relax the current regulatory requirements for society lotteries.
Some Charity Commission board members are “at the very best sceptical and at worst hostile to charity campaigning” according to Rosamund McCarthy, charity lawyer and partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
Many Women's Aid charities have had to stop speaking out on behalf of women they support to avoid losing funding from public bodies, the Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector heard yesterday.
Cathy Pharaoh, co-director of the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business Centre, has said that the Social Value Act could “backfire” on voluntary organisations.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
People who give time to charity "glow with happiness" for an average of 24 days afterwards, according to a study by the charity Guide Dogs.