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Tool for third parties to submit charity accounts

The Charity Commission has launched a new digital tool to allow a third party, such as a charity’s accountant, to submit its accounts on the charity’s behalf.

Getting past the complexities of scaling social impact

Smaller charities can lack ambition and should consider scaling up in order to extend their work to more beneficiaries, according to a new paper from the charity think tank NPC.

2014 Autumn Statement

VAT refunds for hospices and changes to the investment limits for social investment tax relief were among the announcements made in the 2014 Autumn Statement on Wednesday 3 December.

Charity Property Matters Survey 2014

The Ethical Property Foundation has published the 2014 Charity Property Matters Survey, in partnership with the Charity Commission, which covers property issues facing the voluntary sector.

Understanding Charities Group launched

A cross-sector alliance of charities has formally launched the Understanding Charities Group, aimed at improving public trust and confidence in charities.

Charity sector workforce increases

The number of people working in charities went up by 29,542 according to the accounts and annual returns filed with the Charity Commission in the year to September 2014.

Committee to scrutinise draft Protection of Charities Bill

The former charities minister Nick Hurd has been appointed to a new joint committee of MPs and peers that will hear evidence on the draft Protection of Charities Bill, which will give tougher powers to the Charity Commission.

The Road Ahead 2014

Charities are likely to continue to face an environment of reduced public funding and rising poverty among beneficiaries well into the next Parliament, according to an NCVO report, entitled The Road Ahead 2014.

A Trusted Role

Trustees are getting too bogged down by the bureaucracy of a charity to address the big, strategic issues, a new report by the founder of nfpSynergy, entitled A Trusted Role.

£1.5million grant fund to help charities take on social investment

A £1.5million grant fund to help charities demonstrate their impact and take on social investment has been launched by the Cabinet Office.

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