18 Sep 2014
Tributes have been pouring in today for charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who died in a boating accident in Wales on Wednesday.
One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.
A new way of calculating PPF levies for not-for-profit organisations is likely to save most charities money, says David Davison, but a few could be big losers.
More charities in London and the South East are planning to increase their spending over the next 12 months than those in the rest of England, according to the latest Charity Forecast Poll by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.
Big Society Capital has announced a £10m Charity Bond Support Fund to encourage more charities into the bond market.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
HSBC has informed the Ummah Welfare Trust that it will close its bank accounts because the charity “now falls outside our risk appetite”.
The Department for Communities and Local Government seconded five civil servants to Big Society Network when it was being set up, at a total cost of around £25,000.
The Charity Commission has rewritten its operational compliance report on the case of Southwark Muslim Women’s Association after governance experts pointed out that its advice on chief executives’ attendance at trustee board meetings was contrary to good practice.
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