Charity Update - 8 October 2013


24 September 2013

Charity Finance Group reports year of growth and development

Charity Finance Group publishes 2012-13 annual report showing a year of continued resilience and development, despite the tough economic climate

Charity Finance Group

25 September 2013

Charities to invest for total return from 2014

The Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013 (Commencement No.2) Order, SI 2013/2461, has been released. This brings into force from 1 January 2014 the remaining provisions of the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013 allowing charities to invest for total return and removing the need to classify individual investment returns as income or capital.

25 September 2013

Charity Commission endorses quality standards set by Mind and UKCF

The Charity Commission endorses the updated quality control systems adopted by Mind in "Quality Management" and UK Community Foundation in "QA3" in its drive to encourage umbrella bodies to develop quality standards to improve governance and accountability of charities.

Charity Commission

25 September 2013

Charities value enterprise skills above fundraising skills

Cliff Prior, chief executive of UnLtd and former chief executive of Rethink highlights trend...

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