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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Leaders warn of severe impact if Big Lottery Fund cuts go ahead

NCVO and Acevo are warning of plans to reduce National Lottery’s contribution to the Big Lottery Fund

Navca calls for support for charities helping communities

Navca has written to Chancellor George Osborne highlighting the role voluntary and local groups can play in supporting communities through what is expected to be a “difficult period”

Unite adds to warnings over feared Big Lottery Fund cuts

Unite warned today that services to “thousands of the country’s most vulnerable people could be decimated” if £320m is cut from the Big Lottery Fund

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New initiative to involve small charities in fundraising reform

The move responds to concerns that smaller charities often struggle to have their voice heard, and recognises that any changes to the regime must meet the needs of all fundraising organisations

Turley backs calls for boost in early intervention spending

Shadow Minister for Civil Society Anna Turley has backed calls for greater prioritisation of prevention in public spending, and pledged to support charities’ right to challenge politicians

Accounting errors see charities overstate governance costs - regulator

The commission said many charities in the sample seemed either not to understand the difference between support costs and governance costs, or were not fully aware of the Statements of Recommended Practice’s requirements

Kids Company competitive funding applications a ‘fait accompli’

Appearing before the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families Tim Loughton said Kids Company was “exceptional” because of its links to Government

Chair of new fundraising regulator announced

The Conservative peer is a former journalist, businessman and media professional

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