29 Oct 2013
The Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
Four out of five charities believe they are not fully prepared for a Gift Aid audit, according to new research from fundraising database provider Blackbaud.
The government will look to the National Lottery to help fund the £900m additional cost of staging the 2012 Olympics, Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell told MPs today.
Intelligent Giving, a new website that scores charities based on the information in their annual reports, has met with a mixed reaction from the sector.
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.
Gail Scott-Spicer, deputy chief executive of acevo, is to join young people's charity Rainer as director of marketing and communications ahead of its push for greater involvement in delivering probation services.
Charity mergers and acquisitions will become much more commonplace in future as small and medium-sized charities are edged out by the larger household names, according to some of the UK's top fundraisers.
The 141 companies awarded PerCent Standard logos by Business in the Community this week spent more money last year on corporate social responsibility than the top FTSE 100 companies combined, according to the annual Giving List published yesterday in The Guardian.