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Charity Tax

There has been a delay in the Charity Commission’s plans to begin a consultation on plans to introduce charging for charities – also known as the Charity Tax. William Shawcross, the Chair of the Commission, announced that the consultation would … Continue reading

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Rethinking The Charity Sector For The Future

As the world around us changes, the charity sector must keep up. Whether you are the leader of a large or small charity, a corporate, statutory or independent funder, or a social enterprise that is new or established, you will … Continue reading

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Tax Credits Debt Technical Guide

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Universal Credit Programme, will be producing a series of externally published Technical Guides over the coming months to provide detailed information on the more complex areas of Universal Credit. The first of these … Continue reading

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Royal British Legion “Count Them In” Campaign

The Royal British Legion and its sister charity, Poppyscotland, have launched a campaign calling for additional questions to be included in the next census in 2021. These questions will seek to capture much needed data on the Armed Forces community … Continue reading

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Voter Registration: One Month To Go Until The EU Referendum

Monday 23 May marks the one month countdown to the EU Referendum. This is one of the biggest political decisions people in this country will make in their lifetimes and it is right that everyone has the opportunity to have their say. … Continue reading

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State of Caring Survey 2016

Our State of Caring Survey 2016 is now open! By sharing this survey with carers, you can help us show what life is like for people who are caring, and what needs to change to make life better. This year … Continue reading

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National News

This news item contains the following National news stories: Charity Bill Awaiting Royal Assent Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme VCSE Strength Checker Grants for Good Campaign —————————————— Amendments to the new Charities Bill have been agreed in the Commons, and … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing News from RAWM

Click here to read the latest National Health and Wellbeing News Bulletin from RAWM including:  Clinical Commissioning Groups set to take on the commissioning of GP services Support for CCGs to use grants launched Event: NCVO health commissioning masterclass, April … Continue reading

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OCS Newsletter

“£5.6million saving for charities Following a public consultation, we raised the charity audit threshold. From 31 March 2015, charities with incomes between £500,000 and £1m (and assets of less than £3.26m) will be able to opt for qualified independent examination (unless … Continue reading

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RAWM Health News Bulletin

Click here to read the latest Health and Wellbeing news bulletin from RAWM including: The NHS Forward View into action: Planning for 2015/16 NCPC training workshops – The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning New Mental Health Act code … Continue reading

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