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Charity Update 30 November 2011



United Kingdom

Charity Update

25 November 2011

Finance Act 2010 - Draft legislation published for comment

A draft Commencement Order and draft Consequential Order, together with a draft Explanatory Memorandum, are published for consultation.


25 November 2011

Revolutionary Public Services Bill gets the green light in the Commons

MPs in the House of Commons today voted the Public Services (Social Value) Bill through to the House of Lords, following a three hour debate.

Social Enterprise UK

25 November 2011

Family foundation giving remains robust despite an 8.7% drop

Giving by the 100 largest UK family foundations may be down from £1.41bn in 2008/09 to 1.29bn in 2009/10, but remains ‘robust’ compared to other forms of philanthropy, according to an annual survey.

Philanthropy UK

24 November 2011

Almost half are cutting gifts and charity giving this Christmas

A survey published today reveals that adults are tightening their belts this Christmas, and will be spending less on both presents and charitable causes, as money is tight.

Social Enterprise UK

22 November 2011

Could 2012 be the year of the micro-donation?

Pennies, the electronic charity box, has received its one millionth micro-donation in just 12 months, raising over £250,000 from the public’s ‘spare change’ for more than 20 UK charities.


21 November 2011

£16.8 million support for free advice services

A new £16.8 million central government fund to help not-for-profit free advice services in England will be delivered by the Big Fund.

Cabinet Office

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