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.
Getting accountability right can be challenging but the rewards are many, believes Ben Jackson.
Society Network Foundation, the charity arm of Big Society Network, has been awarded £1m by the Big Lottery Fund to launch the Britain’s Personal Best campaign, even though the Network is more than three months late filing its accounts with Companies House.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
Hft and Self Unlimited merged at the end of April with the latter's chief executive set to stand down, it was announced today.
The Bupa Foundation is to close as Bupa will no longer provide it funding to support medical research in the UK.
Unprecedented falls in income levels required to enter both the Charity 100 and Charity 250 Indexes amply illustrate pressure across the sector, finds Diane Sim.