10 May 2016
A market should be created to allow investors to buy and sell charity "debt instruments", the chief finance officer of transport charity HCT told a parliamentary group heard yesterday.
Big charities have the clout and small charities have the support. So what are mid-sized charities to do in the face of more restrictive fundraising regulation, asks Abigail Betts.
The Patron’s Fund, set up to organise celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday, has defended itself after being categorised a "red risk" by the Charity Commission.
HMRC has introduced changes to both the operation and management of gift aid, and the gift aid declaration. Barry Gower outlines the main areas charities need to be aware of.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Runners in yesterday’s London Marathon have already raised £43m through digital fundraising platforms, with the total amount set to exceed £50m for the first time.
The charitable arm of the Tate gallery has outright refused to contribute the £15,000 set-up costs towards the Fundraising Regulator, becoming the first of the top 50 fundraising organisations approached to do so.
The Charity Commission has come in for criticism over the behaviour of its board and its governance structure. Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at just who is running the regulator.