Change Collective report reveals lack of BAME, LGBT+ and disabled fundraisers

14 June, 2019 - 11:02

 

A new report from the Institute of Fundraising’s Change Collective, called...


New Fundraising Code to take effect in October

10 June, 2019 - 12:08

 

The Fundraising Regulator has launched its new and improved Fundraising Code of Practice, which will come into effect in October 2019....


Charity Commission launches whistleblower hotline

10 June, 2019 - 10:23

 

The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a hotline for whistleblowers.

The hotline is operated independently by whistleblowing charity, Protect....


HMRC: Charity tax relief does not apply to social media advertising

3 June, 2019 - 11:58

 

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reminding charities that VAT relief is not applied to social media advertising.

In a letter to charities the authority outlines the rules on various forms of digital advertising in order...


Organisations benefitting from SITR down by one third

3 June, 2019 - 11:03

 

The number of organisations funded through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) was down by one third in the year 2017-18 according to new figures released by HM Revenue & Customs.

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Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week: Volunteering in Bristol

30 May, 2019 - 15:25

 

To mark Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2019), let’s examine the huge range of volunteers in Bristol. People of all ages give their time and energy to charities, community groups and social enterprises in the...


National Lottery celebrates 25 years

National Lottery has funded over 500,000 projects in 25 years

29 May, 2019 - 14:58

 

This year marks a quarter of a century since the National Lottery launched in the UK. During this time, 535,000 individual projects have been funded using more than £39 billion gathered from lottery ticket sales.

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Sector Leader Report: Bristol Health and Wellbeing Board

28 May, 2019 - 12:58

Sector Leader report: Health & Wellbeing Board

Sector Leader: Elaine Flint

Date of meeting: 22 May 2019

 

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Policy roundup: Spring 2019

28 May, 2019 - 11:32

Policy round-up: Spring 2019

Those of you on our mailing list will have noticed that this quarter’s policy round-up omitted the very important announcement that Theresa May would...


Unite: Epidemic of stress at charities and NGOs

21 May, 2019 - 15:34

 

Unite has published the findings of a survey revealing an epidemic of stress related illness mental health issues, charities and NGO staff.

The survey found that 80 per cent of...


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