10 May 2016
Numbers of youth volunteers aged between 16-25 have risen by more than half, according to data published today by NCVO.
The total income of the voluntary sector rose sharply, but most of the increase went to the largest charities, according to the UK Civil Society Almanac 2016, published today by NCVO.
Childbirth charity NCT has contacted the police and the Information Commissioner’s Office after suffering a data breach which has seen the details of 15,085 users accessed by hackers.
Charity leaders have warned that the sector may withdraw from delivering public services after the government failed to respond to concerns about an anti-advocacy clause in grant contracts.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
The European Commission has agreed a shake-up of VAT rules which is likely to bring significant change to charity reliefs worth hundreds of millions of pounds.
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Chief executives body Acevo has called for an inquiry into Charity Commission board member Gwythian Prins, while a former board member has asked the Commission to consider his fitness to continue.