29 Oct 2013
St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
The Public Safety Charitable Trust plans to appeal this week’s High Court ruling that it cannot claim rate relief for the 1,500 empty commercial buildings it leases around the country.
The voluntary sector should create a “data manifesto” that identifies who holds data about the sector and enables the sharing of data, recommends Dame Mary Marsh’s review of leadership and skills in the social sector.
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has called on the Department for International Development to review the way it selects and evaluates the civil society organisations it gives unrestricted funding to, in a report which made several criticisms of its £120m programme.
When action and inaction have equally negative effects, which do you consider to be worse? George Matafonov explains the concept of omission bias, and presents his theory on how to tackle it to boost donations.
Big Society indeed. Big bucks for the big players and let the rest of us, operating diligently and frugally, eat dust. I hope this story keeps its legs and congratulate those who continue to dig.
The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Social Impact Bonds has developed two new tools to assist the development of the bonds: the 'Knowledge Box' online portal and a template service agreement contract.
The Financial Reporting Council, which oversees financial reporting in the UK and Ireland, yesterday agreed that the proposed new charities Sorp can be issued for consultation with the sector.
Christian Aid's latest TV ad offers a glimpse of the paradigm-shift in donor marketing over the past decade.
The National Lottery turned over just shy of £7bn last financial year, another record year for the operator Camelot.