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Charity Update 29 August 2013



United Kingdom

Read our Charity Update 29 August to keep up to date with the latest charity tax news & developments.

9 August 2013

NAVCA report indicates Transforming Local Infrastructure success

NAVCA report on initial examination of £30m TLI funding shows success and recommends improvements in the impact of the programme.


15 August 2013

Local councils create social impact bond body

Local councils in the South West peninsula receive Lottery funding to create a body to co-design social impact bonds.

Civil Society Finance

20 August 2013

£1m charity gift aid fraud

Two accountants charged with a £1m charity gift aid fraud appear at City of London Magistrates’ Court.

Civil Society Finance

20 August 2013

Fraud crackdown saves taxpayers £6.5 billion

Measures introduced by the Government to cut fraud and error have saved £6.5 billion.

Cabinet Office

21 August 2013

Co-operatives UK and TUC publish guidelines for public service mutuals

Co-operatives UK and TUC joint guidelines will help public service mutuals gain employee support and provide genuine employee ownership. This builds on the TUC's principles for employee ownership as commented on recently by Fieldfisher partner Graeme Nuttall in his article Trade Unions and employee ownership.

Co-operatives UK and TUC

23 August 2013

Panel debate at Commission's annual meeting

The Charity Commission invites trustees, charities and charity advisers to attend its annual public meeting on Thursday 26 September.

Charity Commission

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