29 Oct 2013
The Charity Commission has suggested to the Treasury that it takes a slice of gift aid or places a direct levy on charities, as it warns it cannot sustain a further 10 per cent funding cut expected in the government’s upcoming spending review.
John Tate calls for IT to be simplified
The Department for International Development has committed an additional £10m to a grants fund aimed at strengthening citizens' ability to hold their governments and other bodies to account.
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
A defamation claim brought against the Charity Commission by a former chair of the East End Citizens Advice Bureau (EECAB) has been thrown out by a High Court judge.
Cats Protection has restructured its executive board in a move it says will help redirect almost £250,000 a year to its cat welfare services.
The new chief executive of Futurebuilders, Jonathan Lewis, has denied claims by NCVO chief executive Stuart Etherington that plans to process loan applications more quickly could lead to a "sub-prime market in the voluntary sector".