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Charity Update 15 May 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 15 May 2012

1 May 2012

CAF launches new fixed interest 12 month bond

The Charities Aid Foundation is launching a new fixed interest savings product for charitable organisations.

Charities Aid Foundation

8 May 2012

Government announces over £1 million to encourage people to support good causes

The Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd launches two new projects to make it easier for people to give time and money to causes they care about.

Cabinet Office

8 May 2012

Charitable giving through cash points arrives this summer

People will be given the opportunity to make donations to charity at 12,000 UK cash machines this summer.

Cabinet Office

10 May 2012

Charities allowed to claim top-up payments on small donations up to £5,000 without Gift Aid declaration

The Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme will reduce administrative burdens as charities will not have to collect Gift Aid declarations on all small donations, as the consultation continues.


11 May 2012

First charitable company converts to SCIO
Scotland's charity regulator has approved the first conversion of an existing charitable company to the new legal form available for Scottish charities.


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