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Charity Update 25 August 2016



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

18 August 2016

UK sports charities see income rise since London 2012

New analysis shows that amateur sports charities have thrived since the Olympics were held in London in 2012.

Charities Aid Foundation


16 August 2016

#GivingTuesday 2016 campaign launched

#GivingTuesday will be on 29 November 2016 encouraging people to make on-line donations. Last year #GivingTuesday broke a Guinness World Record for the most online donations in 24 hours, as people gave away £35million.

Charities Aid Foundation  


8 August 2016

Local charities match funding applications invited

The Government is inviting applications for an investment of at least £250k to act as match funding in a fundraising campaign designed to generate fundraising income for local charities and community groups.

Cabinet Office and Department for Culture, Media and Sport  


5 August 2016

Charity Commission publishes blogs on building trust in charities

The Charity Commission publishes four blogs on building trust in charities, a month after The Charity Commission's "Public Trust & Confidence" research showed a significant drop in trust in charities. The blogs are:

  1. How can we rebuild public trust in charities?
  2. How do you choose which charity to support?
  3. How do charities tell the public what they want to know?
  4. Our action plan on Governance

The Charity Commission  


4 August 2016

Charity Commission reminds public of safer giving advice following funeral fraud

The Charity Commission reminds the public and charities of its safer giving advice following the sentencing of a funeral director for fraud and abuse of trust.

The Charity Commission

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