15 May 2014
The charitable arm of Amnesty International UK had 18 days' worth of free reserves at the end of 2013, less than half the charity’s minimum target, according to accounts filed last week with Companies House.
The Health Lottery is blurring the distinction between lotteries and mainstream gambling, the managing director of National Lottery operator Camelot UK has argued at the Lotteries Council AGM today.
Charities and the intermediaries which collect donations on their behalf disagree over how to reform gift aid, delegates at a Charity Tax Group event heard this week.
Members of the representative body for society lotteries, the Lotteries Council, have agreed to aim to raise an extra £15m for good causes this year.
The chief executive of umbrella body Involve Yorkshire & Humber has said sector funding is “topsy-turvy”, with too much attention paid to a minority of charities which can take on social investment and a emphasis on the ‘vast majority’ of charities' funding needs.
Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.
Cancer Research UK's smartphone game to help find a cure for cancer has opened up a new international audience for the charity, with 70 per cent of downloads coming from outside of the UK.
David Davison reminds charities that FRS102 is just around the corner and it is essential that they prepare for it now.
Shadow minister for civil society Lisa Nandy has warned that charity leadership needs to tackle the problem of unfair pay ratios in charities, saying she has found a gulf between what people at the top and those on the frontline in charities say about pay.
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