15 May 2014
Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.
Tania Mason interviewed directors from a host of service delivery charities for her feature entitled Heads above water, published in April's Charity Finance. Click on the links below for edited transcripts of those interviews.
HM Revenue & Customs may toughen up the gift aid declaration rather than simplify it, delegates heard last week at a Charity Tax Group briefing on the Budget.
The Fundraising Standards Board has revealed that its upcoming annual complaints report will likely show an increase in telephone fundraising complaints over last year as Trading Standards issues its first fine for a breach of the Telephone Preference Service.
Proposals to create a definition of a charity for tax avoidance purposes “attack charities, not tax avoiders”, a Charity Tax Group briefing on the Budget heard earlier this week.
Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.
An independent commission to look at the future of local infrastructure in England has been launched by Navca, the membership body for local support bodies such as councils for voluntary service.
Care homes once owned by Action for Children, Barnardo’s and the Henshaw Society for Blind People are among those being investigated in relation to Jimmy Savile child abuse claims.
Amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill aimed at protecting charities from increased costs in judicial review cases did not gain traction in the House of Commons yesterday.
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