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Charity Update 5 June 2013



United Kingdom

Charity Update 5 June 2013

21 May 2013

Commission reissues warning to charities linked to business rates relief

The Charity Commission reissues an alert for charities about the risks of entering tenancy agreements to take advantage of business rates relief.

Charity Commission

23 May 2013

Big Lottery Fund selects Exemplas and Charity Bank to deliver investment support

The Big Lottery Fund choose Exemplas in partnership with Charity Bank to deliver Big Potential*, a £10 million support programme due to launch in summer 2013.

Big Lottery Fund

23 May 2013

CFG and the Small Charities Coalition launch report into financial management in small charities

The two umbrella organisations also seek input on what they and others can do to improve standards of financial management in small charities.

Charity Finance Directors Group

23 May 2013

Big Society Network's 2012 accounts show £180k deficit

Big Society Network comes under fire for receiving several hundred thousand pounds of public funds and failing to disclose it in published accounts.

Civil Society

29 May 2013

Department for Education announces recipients of £47m voluntary sector funding

The Department for Education announces 72 successful recipients of its voluntary, community and social enterprise National Prospectus grants from 2013 to 2015, worth a combined £47m.

Civil Society

31 May 2013

Charity trustees' duty to recover misappropriated funds

The Charity Commission states its policy and approach to the recovery of property lost through a serious breach of trust.

Charity Commission

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