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Charity Update 21 May 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 21 May 2013

8 May 2013

Charity Commission must do more to maintain public trust in charities

Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of NCVO,announces that the Charity Commission must learn from the mistakes made in the recent Cup Trust tax-avoidance case.


14 May 2013

New NCVO analysis shows level of cuts to come for charities

Public funding for charities could be 12% lower by 2017/18, according to new analysis from NCVO.


14 May 2013

£67m investment transforms free advice services

Vital frontline advice services across England to receive a multi-million pound support package as the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) announces 226 awards made under the Advice Services Transition Fund.

Big Lottery Fund

15 May 2013

ACO Spring conference tackles today’s problems head on

The 2013 Association of Charitable Organisation’s (ACO) spring conference takes the current economic and social challenges as its starting point for a debate between Government, trusts and foundations.


15 May 2013

Nuffield Health issues £15m bond to help fund preventative services

The UK’s largest charity, Nuffield Health, launches a retail bond to raise £15m to help fund preventative healthcare.

Civil Society

17 May 2013

New SORP cleared for sector consultation

The Financial Reporting Council approves the  issue of the proposed new charities Statement of Recommended Practice for consultation.

Civil Society

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