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Charity Update 26 June 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 26 June 2012

14 June 2012

'Community Life' survey commissioned

The Cabinet Office is commissioning a new survey for 2012/13 which will track the latest trends and developments across areas key to encouraging social action and empowering communities.

Cabinet Office

15 June 2012

New Crown Representative to provide voice for voluntary sector

A new Crown Representative role for the voluntary sector has been created as part of the Government’s commitment to enable charities and social enterprises to do more.

Cabinet Office

21 June 2012

Charity regulator welcomes independent research into public benefit requirement

The Charity Commission welcomes the findings of new independent research exploring perceptions, knowledge and experience of the public benefit requirement.

Charity Commission

21 June 2012

Small Charitable Donations Bill introduced to Parliament

Charities will be able to claim top-up payments on up to £5,000 of small donations without needing Gift Aid declarations, under changes in a Bill before Parliament today.


21 June 2012

Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme: Summary of responses to consultation

HMRC publishes a summary of responses to the consultation on the proposed Small Charitable Donations Act announced at Budget 2011 for implementation from 6 April 2013.


22 June 2012

New publication challenges charities to rethink their reserves strategy

A new publication on the strategic management of charity reserves has been launched which challenges whether charity trustees and managers use reserves effectively.

Charity Finance Group

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