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.
The rise in Capital Gains Tax announced in the emergency Budget could have a positive impact on philanthropy if wealthy individuals seek to avoid paying the higher rate by gifting more assets to charities.
Whitehall departments that are not ringfenced from public spending cuts will have to swallow average real budget reductions of around 25 per cent over the next four years, Chancellor George Osborne announced last month.
The coalition government’s move to raise VAT to 20 per cent from 4 January next year will lost the charity sector in the region of £143m, Charity Tax Group has estimated.
Nick Brooks has been appointed as president and chairman of the Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association following ten years of serving as a trustee for the organisation.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
The Baby Café Charitable Trust has become part of parenting charity the National Childcare Trust (NCT).
With the World Cup and Wimbledon in full flow sport is at the top of the agenda in British hearts and minds. Justin Davis Smith looks ahead to what will be the UK's most important sporting event in decades to discuss how the London 2012 Olympics will drive volunteering into a new era.