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Charity Update 5 October 2016



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

29 September 2016

CAF set to launch new investment account for charities

The Charities Aid Foundation announces that it has partnered with Interactive Investor to launch the CAF Investment Account in October.

Charities Aid Foundation  


22 September 2016

£4 million grants to boost volunteering among over 50s

The Office for Civil Society and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts announces 3 new grant funds to explore how more charities and public services can better tap into the skills and experience of volunteers over 50.

Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Rob Wilson MP and National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts  


22 September 2016

Charity coalition focus on leadership development for Trustees’ Week 2016

A coalition of charities, regulators and professional bodies announces details of this year’s Trustees’ Week, 7 to 13 November 2016. A series of events, resources and information will be made available to the public on the theme of good leadership and effective chairing of charity trustee boards.

The Charity Commission  


21 September 2016

Take early steps to manage financial difficulties, Commission reports show

The Charity Commission publishes 2 reports which show that trustees who take early, pragmatic steps to actively identify and manage their financial difficulties will secure better outcomes for their charities and their beneficiaries.

The Charity Commission  


20 September 2016

Gift Aid: what donations charities and CASCs can claim on

HM Revenue & Customs makes amendments to the guidance on the retail Gift Aid process operated by charity shops.

HM Revenue & Customs

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