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Tuesday 01 December 2015


Successful tax credit campaign sets example for charity lobbying - study

The success of the campaign against proposed changes to tax credits should provide food for thought for charities lobbying on behalf of their own causes, a think tank has said

Thera Trust raises £2m in bond issue

Tridos Corporate Finance raised the funds from more than 200 institutional and individual investors, via a 5.5 per cent five-year bond

Income from fundraising events on the rise - research

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

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SPENDING REVIEW: Reaction from around the sector

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

SPENDING REVIEW: Big Lottery Fund safe, Cabinet Office faces cuts

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

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

BLOG: We need a public services constitution

Acevo’s Simon Dixon argues for a permanent and revolutionary change placing charities and the individual at the centre of public service delivery

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”

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Charity Times editor Matt Ritchie looks at recent developments around fundraising and its regulation

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