13 Nov 2014
The Charity Commission will receive £9m of extra funding over the next three years, as well as new powers to bar trustees and shut down charities, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.
Writing for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Brooks Newmark resigned as minister for civil society, Andrew Hind considers the fallout from Newmark's comment that charities "should stick to their knitting".
With the Lobbying Act now in force, Andrew Studd examines the latest guidance from the Electoral Commission.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
Bill Lewis looks at a recent case that saw HMRC accept that films can be cultural.
Sudhir Singh and Simon Erskine look at the implications of two new consultations on the accounting of charitable companies, and how these create further uncertainies over the new Sorps.
Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) has reported income last year of £116.8m, its highest-ever revenue and more than double the figure of five years ago.
Are you having tough conversations with colleagues in finance to secure investment in fundraising? Or has finance already won and you’re putting short-term targets over long-term strategy? By Jenna Pudelek.