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Charity Update 1 May 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 1 May 2012

4 April 2012

Scaling up social enterprise working paper

A working paper examines how social enterprises can increase their scale and social impact, using case studies from the early years sector.

Third Sector Research Centre

19 April 2012

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in charities

The Charity Commission publishes its Strategy for dealing with safeguarding children and vulnerable adults' issues in charities.

Charity Commission

20 April 2012

Less than one in four support Government tax relief cap

Only 24% back the Government over its decision to cap tax relief on charitable donations, according to a new poll.

Charities Aid Foundation

23 April 2012

Innovation in Giving Fund to back established charities

The second round of awards from the Innovation in Giving Fund will support existing charities to take innovative approaches to giving and volunteering to a larger scale.

Cabinet Office

23 April 2012

More regulation on Will-writing 

Industry regulator the Legal Services Board announces proposals to deliver better protection from "unacceptable service" that can be detrimental to legacy-giving.

Legal Services Board

26 April 2012

Cap on tax relief is fairest way to tackle deficit

The controversial cap on tax relief for charitable giving is part of a fair scheme to help ease the UK’s national debt, Economic Secretary to the Treasury Chloe Smith told an audience of charity representatives and tax specialists.

Civil Society

26 April 2012

£1 million a year committed to support social entrepreneurs

School for Social Entrepreneurs launches five year training programme to support 750 social entrepreneurs across eight regions in the UK.

School for Social Entrepreneurs

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