12 Feb 2015
Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.
High Bickington Community Property Trust has received a £2m loan from Triodos Bank to begin the first phase of a flagship Community Land Trust development of affordable housing, workspaces and a renewable energy plant.
The structure to exempt charities from paying VAT on shared back-office services that is being considered by the Treasury is “limited” and “will fall short of that needed by many organisations in the sector”, PricewaterhouseCoopers has warned.
The National Bullying Helpline has closed due to lack of funding and the resignation of its founder and chief executive, Christine Pratt.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
The National Trust has selected Northern Trust as the sole custodian of its £881m of financial assets.
The NCVO has unveiled a new partnership with UK Mail to offer civil society organisations discounted rates on its print, production and mailing application, imail.