Significant fall in total amount of tax relief claimed by charities - 30 August 2017
The total amount of tax relief claimed by not-for-profit organisations has fallen by £50m, a new report has revealed.
New Charity Commission guide is ‘essential’ reading for trustees - 1 August 2017
The Charity Commission has updated its financial guidance, which aims to ensure that trustees understand their financial responsibilities when running a charity.
Charities could be at risk of cybercrime, study suggests - 26 July 2017
Less than one per cent of charities are adequately protecting themselves from common cyber-attacks, such as fraudulent emails and phishing scams, a new study has found.
£2m fund launched to help volunteer programmes - 10 May 2017
A new £2 million fund is to be made available to help fund volunteer programmes which benefit early-year development and money management skills.
Charities to claim record tax relief in 2016/17, forecasts say - 24 January 2017
Income tax exemptions for charities will hit a record £2billion at the end of this financial year, official Government forecasts show.
Commission urges charities facing financial difficulties to ‘act fast’ - 13 December 2016
The recent closure of a number of charities, including some well-known high profile organisations, has prompted the Charity Commission to investigate the third sector’s financial resilience.
GASDS reform could boost top-ups by £15 million a year, says minister - 24 November 2016
Amendments to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) could boost payments to charities by around £15 million a year, MPs have been told.
Home Office gives funding boost to charities challenging extremism - 18 October 2016
The Home Office has pledged a programme of support for charities and other organisations that challenge extremism in their communities.