Liam Kay

CAF Bank doubled its lending last year

CAF Bank doubled its lending last year

According to its accounts for the year to 30 April 2016, it lent £45.6m; in the previous year the figure was £20.2m

Labour MP Tristram Hunt appointed director of the V&A

Labour MP Tristram Hunt appointed director of the V&A

The former shadow education secretary, first elected in 2010 in Stoke-on-Trent Central, will leave parliament, though no start date has yet been set

Age UK spent nearly £3.5m on redundancies last year

Age UK spent nearly £3.5m on redundancies last year

The charity's latest accounts, for 2015/16, say this was an increase on the £789,178 of 2014/15

Big Potential Breakthrough fund extended to the end of this year

Big Potential Breakthrough fund extended to the end of this year

The £10m investment-readiness fund will go on because the amount awarded in grants was lower than originally forecast

Mencap spent more than £1m on redundancies last  year

Mencap spent more than £1m on redundancies last year

The latest accounts show it spent £1,025,998 in this area as staffing levels fell

Burglary at PDSA head office causes 'thousands of pounds' of damage

Burglary at PDSA head office causes 'thousands of pounds' of damage

According to the charity, four people broke into the Telford building and stole two antique model dog collection boxes

Oxfam launches easy-giving app

Oxfam launches easy-giving app

Working on iPhone and Android, My Oxfam allows users to increase and decrease regular donations and set how the charity can communicate with them

Petition urges government to exempt charities from insurance premium tax

Petition urges government to exempt charities from insurance premium tax

IPT is due to increase to 12 per cent in June, having stood at 6 per cent in late 2015

Income tax exemptions will be near £2bn, says HMRC

Income tax exemptions will be near £2bn, says HMRC

Revenue & Customs forecasts for the tax year 2016/17 say exemptions for the charity sector will rise by £70m on the previous year

Charities 'might pay up to £3,000 a year' to fund Charity Commission, says Shawcross

Charities 'might pay up to £3,000 a year' to fund Charity Commission, says Shawcross

In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the regulator's chair says a consultation on the proposed levy will be launched in the near future