CFG board was in the dark about reserves drop

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27 Oct 2014 | Finance | Tania Mason

CFG's trustees did not become aware that its reserves had plunged by nearly three-quarters until two months after the end of the financial year, Civil Society News has learned.


CFG board was in the dark about reserves drop

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Domestic violence organisations have lost public funding for speaking out, says Women's Aid chief executive

Many Women's Aid charities have had to stop speaking out on behalf of women they support to avoid losing funding from public bodies, the Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector heard yesterday.


Charity fundraisers working at rail stations across the UK will face new regulatory measures following a partnership between seven rail and station operators, the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Standards Board.

Rosamund McCarthy

Some Charity Commission board members are “at the very best sceptical and at worst hostile to charity campaigning” according to Rosamund McCarthy, charity lawyer and partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite.

National Audit Office building

The National Audit Office has opened a fresh investigation into the funding of Big Society Network, to establish whether the issues identified in its first report indicate “wider systemic problems” within government and the Big Lottery Fund.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Lynne Berry

The charity and voluntary sector is entering an “age of opportunity” thanks to the skills of an ageing population, according to Lynne Berry, chair of the Commission on the Voluntary Sector and Ageing.

National Insurance 'should be an eligible tax for gift aid purposes'

A report released today by nfpSynergy has called for National Insurance to be treated as a tax for gift aid purposes, so that more people will eligible for gift aid.

Alice Maynard: not paying trustees could harm diversity

Charities which have no ability to pay trustees risk lacking diversity on their boards, Alice Maynard, the former chair of Scope, said yesterday.

BeatBullying's technology CIC has not filed accounts with Companies House

A software community interest company set up by the BeatBullying Group in 2012 is almost a year late filing its first set of accounts.

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