5 Jul 2016
Gift aid is used by Oxfam and other charities as a form of tax avoidance, according to an article published last week by a right-wing think tank, questioning charities’ right to criticise tax havens.
The Cabinet Office has published a timetable for introducing new powers for the Charity Commission from the new Charities Act.
Facebook is looking to roll-out its ‘donate’ button feature to all charity pages at some point this year, a fundraising conference was told last week.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Umbrella bodies have written to the minister for civil society to raise concerns that a transparency regime could cause funders to scale back on grants, and have called for the exemption of charities.
Acevo, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Sense and more announce their latest movers.
The chief executive of donation processing firm Valldata has confirmed that its management team has purchased the organisation from its private equity owners for an undisclosed sum.