The Gift Aid Small Charitable Donations Scheme (GASDS) introduced in 2013 raised much less for charity than had been expected.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has entered into a series of Memoranda of Understanding with local authorities and the Information Comissioner; various sector bodies have responded to the Queen's Speech; New Philanthropy Capital has published a new report; and the Competition and Markets Authority has publised an update.
Risk management is a vital ingredient of running a charity or social enterprise.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has begun using its new power under section 181A Charities Act 2011; New Philanthropy Capital has published a short paper; NCVO, together with other umbrella bodies across the UK and in Ireland, have issued a Position Statement on Brexit negotiations; and other updates from the sector.
Legacy income is on the rise, but despite a recent success for charities in the Supreme Court, so are challenges to charity legacies.
This will be of particular interest to those working in the fields of child protection, domestic violence and/or children’s and women’s rights.
Crowdfunding has created new opportunities for raising funds from the public.
What does the unexpected election result mean for charities, businesses, campaigning organisations and others wishing to push forward their agenda, in the context of renewed concerns over the chilling impact of the Lobbying Act?
In this week's Briefing: New Philanthropy Capital has published its latest research on the state of the sector; CASS has published a new report; and National Voices and Social Enterprise UK have published the results of a survey of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and their use of the Social Value Act.
The Charity & Social Enterprise department are delighted to present their Summer 2017 Update.