Liam Kay

Big Society Capital to set up £100m emergency loan fund for charities

Big Society Capital to set up £100m emergency loan fund for charities

The social lender is to release more details about its Emergency Liquidity Facility next week, and has asked the culture secretary for financial support

Small charities 'could be excluded from £10,000 small business grants scheme'

Small charities 'could be excluded from £10,000 small business grants scheme'

A letter from Richard Robertson, a councillor at Cambridge City Council, to his MP, Labour's Daniel Zeichner, makes the claim

More than 560,000 have signed up to volunteer for the NHS

More than 560,000 have signed up to volunteer for the NHS

The NHS originally wanted 300,000 volunteers to help it through the coronavirus crisis, but has now revised the target up to 750,000

More than a quarter of charities suffered cyber attacks last year

More than a quarter of charities suffered cyber attacks last year

A report from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport says larger charities are particularly targeted

Oxfam stops sales of second-hand goods from website

Oxfam stops sales of second-hand goods from website

The charity is also phasing out collections of donated items because of the pandemic

Royal Opera House will no longer work with choreographer cleared of sexual offences

Royal Opera House will no longer work with choreographer cleared of sexual offences

Liam Scarlett was suspended in August amid claims of sexual misconduct, but an ROH investigation has now cleared his name

Use reserves if struggling, regulator advises charities

Use reserves if struggling, regulator advises charities

Updated guidance from the Charity Commission says organisations should identify any limits on the use of funds and assets first

Asda donates £5m to two food charities

Asda donates £5m to two food charities

The money will help FareShare and the Trussell Trust meet demand for basic supplies during the pandemic

Voluntary sector faces 'imminent collapse' without urgent funding, government warned

Voluntary sector faces 'imminent collapse' without urgent funding, government warned

Charities cannot do what they do best if they have gone bust, leaders warn

Government urged to include charities in £330bn aid package

Government urged to include charities in £330bn aid package

The Charity Retail Association says many charities are 'staring down the barrel of a gun'

Coronavirus: Charities shut up shop as virus spreads

Coronavirus: Charities shut up shop as virus spreads

Organisations including the Royal Opera House, the National Trust and the RNLI have all said they are closing down public buildings

Charities could miss out on Treasury's mitigating loan scheme

Charities could miss out on Treasury's mitigating loan scheme

Those that don't earn more than half their income through trading might not qualify for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme announced in the Budget