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Since its inception in the 1990s, Gift Aid has only undergone two major changes, pertaining to online returns and small donations - and both these...

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The Cabinet Office Centre for Social Action has announced that the Rehabilitation Social Action Fund is now open for applications. Up to £3.5 million will be available to fund grants of...

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The Government has launched a consultation on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and plans to draw up a framework for action by the end of the year. This will set out...

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As announced at Budget 2013, the Government has now published its consultation document on Gift Aid and Digital Giving. The consultation invites responses on four proposals:

Reducing the content of...

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The Government has put Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd and the Cabinet Office in charge of the next phase of cross-government youth policy. It is moving responsibility for youth...

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The government has announced a commitment to create an open database of charity finances by March 2014. This will allow philanthropists to assess how charities spend their money.

A recent...

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On 31 May HMRC published its revised guidance and regulations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

FATCA is part of the United States Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment...

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The voluntary sector's Early Action Task Force has criticised the Cabinet Office’s decision to allocate some of the £28m Futurebuilders repayment money to the Social Outcomes Fund, which is only...

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A package of measures to help the voluntary sector and mutuals compete for contracts to cut reoffending has been launched by the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Justice.

The...

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The 2013 Association of Charitable Organisation’s (ACO) spring conference took today’s economic and social challenges as its starting point for a debate between government and trusts and foundations. 

James...

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