National media briefing: Save the Children, Karma Nirvana, the Mercury Phoenix Trust, RAC Foundation and Brake

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Save the Children has been accused of "making politically motivated statements" after it published a report claiming British parents can’t afford hot meals or new shoes for their children.

See the Daily Mail for the full story

Karma Nirvana, a charity that assists victims of forced marriage and honour-based abuse, has reported an increase in the number of Scottish calls to its helpline.

See BBC News for full story

Freddie Mercury fans all over the world dressed as the late singer as part of a celebration to raise money for the Mercury Phoenix Trust, an Aids charity set up in his name in 1992.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The motoring research charity the RAC Foundation has welcomed news that the Office of Fair Trading will be gathering information on the price of petrol and diesel in the UK, claiming that there has "long been a suspicion amongst drivers that pump prices are much quicker to rise than fall".

See ITV News for full story

Brake, the road safety charity, has urged the UK government to follow the Scottish government's lead and introduce tougher drink drive laws.

See The Independent for full story

Topics:
Communications

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in
Follow us on:

Latest Jobs

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Markel

Expert Hub

Insurance advice from Markel

Charity property: could you be entitled to a huge VAT saving?

Charity property: could you be entitled to a huge VAT saving?

Partner Content: Presented By Markel

When a property is being constructed, VAT is charged at the standard rate. But if you're a charity, health body, educational institution, housing association or finance house, the work may well fall into a category that justifies zero-rating - and you could make a massive saving

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now