Liam Kay

Raise lifetime limits to increase take-up of social investment tax relief, says Big Society Capital

Raise lifetime limits to increase take-up of social investment tax relief, says Big Society Capital

The limit should be £5m with no restrictions on the age of organisations applying for SITR, Big Society Capital has told a government consultation

Chief of Nuffield Health received £300,000 bonus last year, its accounts show

Chief of Nuffield Health received £300,000 bonus last year, its accounts show

According to the charity's latest accounts, this took Steve Gray's remuneration to more than £840,000

Regulator's Revitalising Trusts programme has freed up £10m since 2018

Regulator's Revitalising Trusts programme has freed up £10m since 2018

The initiative targets charities that are not spending sufficient amounts of their charitable income

Income at CRUK jumps to second-highest total in its history

Income at CRUK jumps to second-highest total in its history

The cancer charity's latest acccounts show that income rose by £37m last year to £671.9m

Data breach hits Independent Age

Data breach hits Independent Age

Personal information for a number of the charity's staff was accidentally disclosed to a former employee who had submitted a subject access request

Charity Tax Commission recommends universal Gift Aid declaration database

Charity Tax Commission recommends universal Gift Aid declaration database

The commission's final report also calls for payroll giving to be made mandatory for all but the smallest employers

Annual sales limit for society lotteries 'will rise to £50m'

Annual sales limit for society lotteries 'will rise to £50m'

After consulting on society lottery reform, the government says the maximum will rise from £10m and the maximum draw prize will go up to £500,000

Regulator probes charity alleged to have paid Islamic State to free hostages

Regulator probes charity alleged to have paid Islamic State to free hostages

A story in The Times alleged that the Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organisation paid a ransom to free 226 Christians taken hostage in 2015

Major charity hit by ransomware attack

Major charity hit by ransomware attack

The first-aid charity says it dealt with the situation in 30 minutes and no data was lost

Cambridge University VAT ruling 'could cost charities millions'

Cambridge University VAT ruling 'could cost charities millions'

Experts warn of negative consequences for the sector if HM Revenue & Customs makes any changes to policy after a European court ruling

Charities to benefit from banking app tie-up

Charities to benefit from banking app tie-up

Revolut will enable customers to round up purchases to the nearest pound, with the extra going to charity

Serious incidents reported to regulator 'up by 1,000 last year'

Serious incidents reported to regulator 'up by 1,000 last year'

The Charity Commission's latest annual report says that it experienced its 'busiest year'

Entrepreneur attacks 'mind-blowing' waste in the charity sector

Entrepreneur attacks 'mind-blowing' waste in the charity sector

John Roberts, founder of the electronics website AO.com, tells a panel at the IoF convention that charities need to show they understand business principles to attract entrepreneurs

Architectural Heritage Fund offers £15m to rejuvenate high streets

Architectural Heritage Fund offers £15m to rejuvenate high streets

Its Transforming Places through Heritage Fund is calling on voluntary organisations to apply for five different types of grant

First year of world's largest education development impact bond reached 600 schools

First year of world's largest education development impact bond reached 600 schools

The Quality Education India bond, launched in September last year in Gujarat and Delhi, has benefited more than 100,000 students between five and 11 years of age

Most charities 'did not lose significant donor support after GDPR'

Most charities 'did not lose significant donor support after GDPR'

A report from Blackbaud and the Institute of Fundraising also says only 30 per cent of respondents to a survey felt the regulation had had a negative impact on their charities' ability to raise funds

Charity succeeds in battle to ring-fence NHS funding for children's hospices

Charity succeeds in battle to ring-fence NHS funding for children's hospices

Together for Short Lives had accused NHS England of going back on a promise to more than double the funding by 2023/24

RSPCA brings in wide-ranging governance reforms

RSPCA brings in wide-ranging governance reforms

The size of the governing board will be cut from 28 to 12 trustees, including nine national charity members and three co-opted members

Jubilee Sailing Trust pleads for £1m in funding to avoid collapse

Jubilee Sailing Trust pleads for £1m in funding to avoid collapse

The charity, which runs tall ships that offer disabled and disadvantaged people the opportunity to sail, says it needs the money by 5 July and 51 jobs are at stake

Legacy income hits new high at Royal British Legion

Legacy income hits new high at Royal British Legion

Overall income and money from other forms of donation also increased at the military charity in 2017/18