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Charity Update 30 October 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 30 October 2012

17 October 2012

CIC tax change rejected

Proposed changes to the tax treatment of directors of community interest companies have been dismissed by the Government.

Parliament UK

25 October 2012

'Get more from your bank' urges report

A joint guide has been created to aid trustees and managers of charities with issues surrounding their choice of bank.

Charity Finance Group

25 October 2012

Proposed changes to accounting treatment of pension liabilities

Changes to the reporting standard that will govern how charities treat their defined benefit pension liability in their accounts could force changes in charities' balance sheets.

Civil Society Finance

25 October 2012

Charities do 'more with less' but still need further Government support

A recent NCVO survey shows charities are maintaining or increasing services while expenditure remains static or decreases.


25 October 2012

Legislation to give charities more investment freedom

Legislation to allow permanently endowed charities to implement a total-returns investment approach without permission from the Charity Commission may be implemented by January 2013.

Civil Society Finance

24 October 2012

Increase in Euro charity funding

The result of a four-year campaign to change European financial regulations could enable charities to avoid bureaucratic blocks on revenue streams.

Civil Society Finance

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