18 Sep 2014
A man has admitted pocketing £300,000 donated by members of the public who believed it would go to Help for Heroes.
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.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
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.