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More than half of charities failing to meet public benefit reporting requirement - regulator

The Charity Commission has today published the results of a study of 107 charities’ accounts, finding 54 per cent did not meet the public benefit reporting requirement

City Bridge Trust awards more than £2.8m in latest funding round

City Bridge Trust has awarded more than £2.8m to 28 organisations tackling disadvantage across London

IoF elects new chair

Richard Taylor stands down at the end of his three year term as chair at the institute’s AGM in July

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Election 2017: Sector reacts to surprise announcement

Theresa May has announced a general election will be held on 8 June. The Prime Minister said the move aimed to guarantee “certainty and stability” as the nation goes through the process of exiting the European Union

£22.7m in bank fines awarded to charities supporting older veterans

The money will help organisations across the country continue to support older veterans, including through health care and carers, support with using the internet, and offering general advice

Study points to benefits of donor research

The Institute of Fundraising has published Good Asking, a study of fundraisers’ views on the role of donor research

Environment charities slam lobbying act after fines

The charities fell afoul of laws requiring non-party campaigners to register with the Electoral Commission if they spent more than either £20,000 campaigning in England or £10,000 campaigning in Wales

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Quilter Cheviot's head of charities William Reid talks to Matt Ritchie about behavioural finance and its role in running a charity

New project launched to boost understanding of social investment

Big Society Capital, Access, and the Department for Culture, Media & Sport have today launched Good Finance

Study charts impact of EU referendum on charitable donations

The Charities Aid Foundation’s annual UK Giving report found that charitable donations held steady at £9.7bn last year

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Power to the regions

Devolution has the potential to benefit charities and their service users, but a good outcome for the sector is not guaranteed

Making contact(less)

Contactless payment is the norm for many face-to-face transactions, but not yet for donations. The technology is on the rise, however, with implications for fundraising

Taking cover

The new Insurance Act seeks to create a fairer balance between insurers and policyholders. Charity Times covers the changes

The perfect match

Corporate partnerships can offer a wealth of benefits but how do you make sure you find the right company for your organisation?

Sharing the burden

Outsourcing back office functions can be a cost saving move for charities looking to make funds stretch further, but it is not for everyone

Knowledge is power

Charities could be sitting on a potential treasure trove in the data they hold on supporters and data generated by their operations, but very few have the in-house capability to make the most of it

Raising the bar

Media coverage in 2015 made for uncomfortable reading for fundraisers. What steps has the sector taken to adjust practices and approaches in the wake of such an awful year?

Costly promises

Charities face a range of challenges in meeting their retirement income obligations to employees past and present

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