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Charity Update 15 December 2011



United Kingdom

Charity Update

15th December 2011

Business rates avoidance

The Charity Commission is concerned that charities may find themselves involved in business rates avoidance by landlords.

Charity Commission

9th December 2011

New Arts Index shows decline in giving

There has been a sustained decline in private sector support for the arts, according to the first UK Arts index published by the National Campaign for the Arts (NCA).

Philanthropy UK

8th December 2011

New technology will make us philanthropists

We’re all philanthropists now suggests that the use of mobile technology could revolutionise the way the arts are funded with more people becoming ‘philanthropists’.

Philanthropy UK

7th December 2011

Commission publishes Strategic Plan for 2012-15

The Charity Commission has published its Strategic Plan for the next three years.

Charity Commission

6th December 2011

Finance Bill 2012

The Government has published draft Finance Bill 2012 clauses and other tax updates.

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

2nd December 2011   

Over a million more give to charity, yet total donations stay flat

Figures released show that over the last year (2010/11) the UK public gave £11.0 billion to charity.

Charities Aid Foundation

2nd December 2011

Schools case comes before Upper Tribunal again

The Charity Commission and the Independent Schools Council recently returned to the Upper Tribunal after failing to agree how to amend the Commission’s public benefit guidance in the wake of the Tribunal’s initial judgment on the matter.

Civil Society

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