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Charity Update 23 Jan 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 23 Jan 2013

9 January 2013

Payments by results could squeeze out charities

Plans by ministers to allow security firms and voluntary groups to take on probation services on a payments by results basis could damage charities and community groups.

Charity Aid Foundation

9 January 2013

Charities could earn more from better online engagement

A survey has indicated that charities could make a further £35 million from providing a more personal approach via their website or email.


15 January 2013

OSCR find misconduct at Glasgow East Regeneration Agency Limited (GERA)

The OSCR inquiry report into GERA finds its charity trustees breached their duties regarding the discretionary element of the Chief Executive's severance package

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

18 January 2013

The politics of the third sector and marketisation

A discussion paper by the Third Sector Research Centre on the extent to which the third sector relies upon financial resources from the state, and on the politics of marketisation.

Third Sector Research Centre   

18 January 2013

Gift Aid declaration added to annual returns

A new form of charity annual return is launched to include additional questions to aid transparency.

Civil Society Finance  

18 January 2013

Gift Aid initiative 'Charities Online' launched

From April 2013 charities will be able to make repayment claims electronically.

HM Revenue & Customs

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