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Charity Update 26 March 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 26 March 2013

13 March 2013

Making It Mutual

Cabinet Office Minister Frances Maude MP, said at the Parliamentary launch of Making It Mutual that “We must continue to develop new ways to do business which give more people a stake in success. This essay collection provides a useful picture of current thinking.”  Essays included a contribution from Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP partner, Graeme Nuttall on "Seizing the Decade for Employee Ownership".


14 March 2013

Marketing of Social Investment Funds bill passed in EU Parliament

A vote in the EU Parliament has enabled the marketing of Social Investment Funds without obtaining consent from member states.

Civil Society

14 March 2013

UK giving culture in need of a boost

A new report has been published indicating donors do not feel a sense of obligation to give to good causes. 

New Philanthropy Capital

15 March 2013

Charities online made easier

HMRC has produced further guidance and a template for charities online which will allow gift aid claims to be made on-line from 22 April.


15 March 2013

Government policies have negative impact on charities

Charity Finance Group, PwC and Institute of Fundraising issue a joint report on research showing a squeeze on fundraising, increased demand for services and a negative impact of Government policies on funding levels in 2012.

Charity Finance Group

18 March 2013

Charity Bank to change its structure

Charity Bank announces it will change its structure and is taking steps with the Charity Commission to deregister as a charity to raise more capital.

Charity Bank

18 March 2013

Charitable saving accounts won't fall foul of Bank of Cyprus levy

The Bank of Cyprus UK confirms its depositors will not be subject to the bank levy imposed by the Cypriot Government.

Civil Society

Legal survey

Civil society is running a legal charity survey and is offering the chance to win £100 worth of John Lewis vouchers

Civil Society