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Charity Update 13 August 2013



United Kingdom

Read our Charity Update 13 August to keep up to date with the latest charity tax news & developments.

5 August 2013

Charity Bank lending facilitates range of social impacts

In the first half of 2013, Charity Bank made 16 new loans for a wide variety of projects.

Charity Bank

8 August 2013

Public fails to give to £50m Government match fund scheme

Donations by the public under the Government's £50m match fund scheme were lower than expected in the first year of the scheme.

Civil Society

29 July 2013

SIB writes off loan to CIC linked to SIB board member

The Social Investment Business writes off loan of £300,000 made to a community interest company connected to one of the SIB board members.

Civil Society

8 August 2013

Lighter touch required on changing signatories on charity bank accounts

Charity Finance Group and the Small Charities Coalition write to the Financial Conduct Authority, requesting banks to adopt a lighter touch when changing signatories on charity bank accounts.

Charity Finance Group

6 August 2013

OSCR urges football charities to review relationships

The Scottish Charity Regulator has concluded its inquiry into The Rangers Charity Foundation. Its report confirms misconduct in the running of the charity and identifies key lessons for the charity sector.

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

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