6 tips for renting your charity's first premises
Renting your charity's first premises is an exciting and important time for your organisation - but before you make the leap, there are a few factors you need to consider.
Charity Commission opens inquiry into poverty relief charity
An international poverty charity has become the subject of a Charity Commission statutory inquiry, which is aimed at investigating the organisation's "continuing failure" to provide justification for its expenditure and adequately manage conflicts of interest.
What is TUPE
TUPE (the Transfer of Undertakings - Protection of Employment - Regulations) is designed to protect employees if the business which they work for changes hands, enabling employees and any liabilities associated with them from the previous employer to be transferred to the new employer by law.
Important changes to personal injury claims
As a result of the Ministry of Justice Reforms, from the 31st July 2013 the process in which someone makes an Employers Liability or Public Liability personal injury claim against your organisation will change.
UK charities lose £1.65bn annually due to fraud
Fraud in the charity sector costs British voluntary organisations approximately £1.65 billion per year, according to a new report released by the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the University of Portsmouth and accountancy firm BDO.
What your charity needs to know about data protection
The likelihood is that your charity holds a significant amount of data about individuals, even if your charity's purpose is for a non-humanitarian cause.
Quick guide: The Small Charities Donation Bill
The idea behind the Small Charitable Donations Bill is to allow charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) to claim Gift Aid-style payment on small cash donations up to £20 where it is often difficult to obtain a Gift Aid declaration.
The risks and rewards of charity mergers
Rightly or wrongly, in recent years there has been an increasing school of thought that there are too many charities and that resources and funds are not going as far as they could.
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