13 Nov 2014
Consumers charity Which? spent just under 7 per cent of its total income on senior staff salaries, with its chief executive earning up to £340,000, according to its recently published annual accounts.
Given the impact of failures in corporate governance on the global economy, interest in how to enhance governance and leadership has taken a front seat. As a new regime comes into private sector governance, Tesse Akpeki explores parallels in the voluntary and community governance world.
The Charity Tax Group is advocating that the best way to make progress on gift aid would be to move from the current paper-based system to a standard electronic database provided by HMRC to each charity.
VAT rates will not be frozen for charities’ non-business activities following the parliamentary review of amendments to the Finance Bill yesterday.
Andrew Hind, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has written to the Daily Telegraph, complaining that its coverage on public benefit and schools is misleading.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
London’s Air Ambulance has finally appointed a director to replace David Philpott, who was sacked after raising concerns about the charity's governance and solvency last year.
Croydon Council has created a £350,000 transition fund to help charities who will lose funding when it starts cutting £1.2m from its voluntary sector budget in October.
More details have emerged about what a collaboration between the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association and the Fundraising Standards Board will mean for collating face-to-face fundraising complaints.
The Life-Time UK Alliance and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) have appointed McDonalds as "presenting partners" to lead the recruitment of 70,000 volunteers for the London 2012 Olympics.