COVID 19: Chancellor announces financial aid package for charities

Charities have been hit hard during the COVID 19 pandemic. Charitable income especially donations have fallen significantly, yet at the same charities are faced with supporting their communities now more than ever. On 8 April,…

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Posted on: 9th April 2020

First phase of Charitable Company Conversion scheme launched

Charitable companies can now convert into a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) with relative ease following legislative changes in November last year. The Charitable Company Conversion scheme will enable a “simple and direct” conversion process for…

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Charities
Posted on: 19th February 2018

GPs – are you claiming expenses when relocating for work?

Moving house is an expensive operation which not many people undertake more than a few times in their lives. But as a Doctor, moving around the country to further your career is a very real…

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Charities
Posted on: 29th January 2018

Charity fundraising through direct mail down

Charity fundraising through direct mail has declined by almost a third as the sector invests more in digital recruitment, a report has revealed. Qbase, which published the research, also found…

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Charities
Posted on: 29th January 2018

Report reveals ‘growing divide’ between larger and smaller charities

A number of charity records were broken last year, including the total number of organisations registered with the Charity Commission and the total amount raised.…

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Charities
Posted on: 29th January 2018

New annual charity return introduced to ‘simplify user experience’

The new annual return will make for an “easier user experience for charities”, but contains a number of new questions regarding executive pay, the Charity Commission has said. Charities with annual incomes of more than…

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Charities
Posted on: 29th January 2018

Charity Commission to advise on radicalisation, misuse of data, and safeguarding

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has outlined new plans to help safeguard the people who work for and with the not-for-profit sector. In…

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Charities
Posted on: 8th January 2018

Watch out for phishing scams, says Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has this week alerted charities to the growing threat of cybercrime – amid news that the number of reported ‘phishing’ scams has rocketed. Phishing scams - emails disguised to look as though…

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Charities
Posted on: 20th November 2017

Text message donations to charities down by £7 million

Text message donations to charities fell by £7 million last year, according to new figures published by the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA). The UK regulator for content, goods and services said that the total amount…

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Charities
Posted on: 4th October 2017

Fall in total amount of tax relief claimed by charities

The total amount of tax relief claimed by not-for-profit organisations has fallen by £50 million, a new report has revealed. The figures, published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), show that the total amount of…

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Charities
Posted on: 4th October 2017