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Charity Update 30 May 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 30 May 2012

17 May 2012

National Citizen Service on track

For every £1 spent on National Citizen Service up to £2 is being returned to the communities and young people who took part.

Cabinet Office

18 May 2012

Government cuts volunteering red tape

A raft of measures designed to encourage more people to volunteer and to make it easier for people to run charities is being published.

Cabinet Office

18 May 2012

Reminder to use correct Gift Aid repayment form

In March 2011 HMRC introduced a new R68(i) - Gift Aid and tax repayment claims form, which replaced all previous claim forms.


21 May 2012

£10 million Fund opens to help social venture

The £10 million Investment and Contract Readiness Fund, being delivered by The Social Investment Business on behalf of the Office for Civil Society will enable social ventures to access new forms of investment and compete for public service contracts.

The Social Investment Business

22 May 2012

Business can now rely on the Cookie Consent Guide

The UK is set to start enforcing the law regulating online cookies - data used by websites to identify or authenticate visitors. The ’Cookie Consent Guide’ has been developed by Fieldfisher and is a single resource that can help companies understand how far they need to go to meet the law’s requirements.


23 May 2012

Guide to minimising risk published
Research commissioned by Ecclesiastical highlights some of the practical ways that charities and not-for-profit organisations can successfully adapt and minimise their risks.


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