29 Oct 2013
The Department for Work and Pensions should use some of the money it has saved on outcome payments in the first year of the Work Programme, to fund new services from specialist providers to help the most disadvantaged jobseekers engage with the Programme, an influential committee of MPs has said.
eBay for Charity is the latest partner of Small Charity Week 2013 to announce details of its support, giving small charities the opportunity to call for donations at its checkout.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced over £44m in funding for 160 community groups as part of its Reaching Communities programme.
The Canal and River Trust has challenged product design students from Central St Martins university in London to create a collection box “fit for the 21st century” for the charity.
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.
Large anonymous donations may be made with the intention of boosting a charity’s reputation of quality, according to research released today by the University of Bristol.
The Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Justice plan to develop a tool which will help charities and social enterprises assess the financial viability of sub-contract offers to deliver probation services.
Cancer Research UK has signed up 16 high-flying philanthropists to the development board to lead its £100m fundraising campaign for the Francis Crick Institute.