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Charity Update 3 December 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 3 December 2013

20 November 2013

Charity Commission publishes revised CIF schemes

Two revised model schemes for Common Investment Funds are published following a consultation to ensure CIF's are compliant with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive.

Model CIF scheme board

Model CIF scheme without board

Charity Commission

20 November 2013

NAVCA publishes findings after recent survey

Findings indicate that NAVCA members are experiencing a greater level of stability than in previous surveys.


21 November 2013

Doubts on Gift Aid System

A National Audit Office Report confirms that there is insufficient evidence to show that current reliefs on donations provide value for money.

View full report

National Audit Office

25 November 2013

Threadneedle and Big Issue Invest launch UK social bond fund

Available to retail and institutional investors from January 2014, the new fund will aim to provide both investment returns and social outcomes.

Threadneedle Investments

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