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National Trust will sell green energy back to supplier

24 Apr 2014 | Finance | Kirsty Weakley

The National Trust has launched a renewable energy trading company to sell electricity generated on its land back to its supplier, as part of the charity's plan to save £4m per year on its energy costs.

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Teenager with incurable cancer raises £1.6m for Teenage Cancer Trust

A teenager with terminal cancer has raised more than £1.6m for the Teenage Cancer Trust, including £1m in the past two days.

Sir Stuart Etherington

The payment by results mechanism is in danger of making charities more risk-averse, according to a report published today by the NCVO.

FRSB calls for new rules on asking elderly and vulnerable for donations

The Fundraising Standards Board has recommended the Institute of Fundraising develops additional guidance for fundraisers asking elderly and vulnerable people for donations.

Rob Berry

Charities and individuals are increasingly finding that social media can be a lucrative fundraising tool. Leon Ward takes a look at some how some campaigns have fared so far this year.

Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Law Commission proposes checklist for trustees considering social investment

The Law Commission has proposed changes to the law on how charities make social investments.

ASA: “I wish I had breast cancer campaign” did not breach guidelines

The Advertising Standards Agency has not upheld criticism over a series of controversial adverts by Pancreatic Cancer Action.

Horse charity faces closure amid claims it is owed £70k by council

A horse charity in Northern Ireland has said it may have to shut because of a massive bill it believes it is owed by Belfast City Council.

Oxfam International to relocate HQ abroad

Oxfam’s international secretariat has made the decision in principle to move its headquarters from Oxford to either Bangkok or Nairobi as part of a wider objective to devolve power from the northern to the southern hemisphere.

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