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Saturday 28 November 2015



Relief and caution greeted yesterday’s Autumn Statement and spending review announcement as the future of tax reliefs and the full impact of the new settlement remains to be seen


Fundraising events continue to be a popular and effective means of generating income, according to new research


Additional funding for charities has been announced via redirecting revenue raised from bank fines and offsetting VAT on sanitary products. Further funds have been set aside for the National Citizen Service, and there is additional support for Social Impact Bonds


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


The Care and Wellbeing Fund, managed by intermediary Social Finance, aims to improve health and wellbeing in the UK, with a particular focus on disadvantaged groups and people living with cancer


The Charity Commission has urged charities to take part in a global consultation on protecting organisations against abuse and exploitation by terrorist groups

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