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Charity Update 24 September 2013



United Kingdom

Read our Charity Update 24 September to keep up to date with the latest charity tax news & developments.

6 September 2013

Social Enterprise UK responds to the Government’s consultation on social investment tax relief

Social Enterprise UK says that all social enterprises should be able to take social investment under the Government's proposals.

Social Enterprise UK

9 September 2013

NCVO takes action over campaigning rules

NCVO expresses concern over the proposed rules on ‘non-party campaigning’ in the Transparency of Lobbying Bill.


13 September 2013

Charity Commission determination to improve performance

William Shawcross, the Chairman of the Charity Commission, announces that the Commission is to improve performance to promote public trust and confidence in charities.

Charity Commission

16 September 2013

NAVCA publish results of annual survey

The annual survey carried out to determine the views of NAVCA members on current policy issues shows that funding remains the major concern.


17 September 2013

ACEVO publishes report, Realising the Potential of Governance

The ACEVO Governance Commission releases a report which puts forward a range of recommendations aimed at improving voluntary sector governance.

Click here for the full report.


18 September 2013

OSCR Annual Report and Accounts published

The Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator publishes its 2012/13 Annual Report and Accounts.


19 September 2013

Majority of charities fail to access loans from high street banks

A new survey from Charity Bank shows that 69% of charities are unsuccessful in obtaining affordable finance from high street banks.

Charity Bank

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