Liam Kay

Big Issue strikes deal for its magazines to be sold in Co-op stores

Big Issue strikes deal for its magazines to be sold in Co-op stores

Vendors have been unable to sell them on the streets since 20 March because of the coronavirus pandemic

Charities can furlough staff until end of June, Chancellor says

Charities can furlough staff until end of June, Chancellor says

Charities' employees eligible for the scheme will have 80 per cent of their wages covered for an additional month

Bring forward legacy gifts and make Gift Aid automatic, says CAF

Bring forward legacy gifts and make Gift Aid automatic, says CAF

In a briefing paper, CAF has outlined a number of methods it says should be introduced to inject money into the sector at a catastrophic financial time

NCS Trust and The Challenge agree £2.8m settlement out of court

NCS Trust and The Challenge agree £2.8m settlement out of court

The dispute between the two organisations centred on unfilled places on the 2019 programme of the National Citizen Service

Ninety-nine-year-old war veteran raises millions for NHS Charities Together

Ninety-nine-year-old war veteran raises millions for NHS Charities Together

Captain Tom Moore originally hoped to raise £1,000 by doing 100 lengths of his back garden before his 100th birthday on 30 April, but the public response has been enormous

Labour appoints new shadow charities minister

Labour appoints new shadow charities minister

The MP for York Central is a former charities lead for the trade union Unite

Kathryn Smith to leave Alzheimer's Society early for new role

Kathryn Smith to leave Alzheimer's Society early for new role

The charity's chief operating officer has been with the organisation for seven years, and has agreed to leave early to easy pressure on costs

Covid-19 could cost international development charities almost £1.3bn, Bond says

Covid-19 could cost international development charities almost £1.3bn, Bond says

The representative body says that donors must show flexibility so charities can tackle the pandemic worldwide and avoid cuts to staff and programmes

Stand Up To Cancer live show postponed because of Covid-19, Cancer Research UK says

Stand Up To Cancer live show postponed because of Covid-19, Cancer Research UK says

The biennial live television show on Channel 4 will not go ahead this autumn, with no date yet decided for when a rescheduled show will take place

Barclays launches £100m coronavirus fund for charities

Barclays launches £100m coronavirus fund for charities

The fund includes £50m for charities tackling Covid-19 and a further £50m of match-funded donations to charities chosen by the bank's employees

Sue Ryder appeals for funds as it faces closure of hospices

Sue Ryder appeals for funds as it faces closure of hospices

The charity has lost £12m in fundraised income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and has called for emergency funding from the government to prevent its collapse

Christian Aid to continue restructure despite Covid-19

Christian Aid to continue restructure despite Covid-19

The charity has confirmed an additional 79 people are at risk of redundancy, after 89 were announced in December

National Trust to furlough more than 11,000 staff

National Trust to furlough more than 11,000 staff

This amounts to about 80 per cent of its 14,000-strong workforce

Humankind completes £60m merger with EDP

Humankind completes £60m merger with EDP

The health and social care charity has collaborated with the drug and alcohol charity for a number of years

Our reserves will only last until August, says St John Ambulance chief

Our reserves will only last until August, says St John Ambulance chief

Martin Houghton-Brown tells select committee that if the health crisis goes beyond that time the charity will have to start borrowing money to continue its work

Government treating sector's financial crisis as an 'academic exercise', says NCVO chief

Government treating sector's financial crisis as an 'academic exercise', says NCVO chief

Talking to MPs in a virtual meeting of the DCMS Select Committee, Karl Wilding says he has yet to be told any details of the rescue package promised by the government last week