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European parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill enabling the creation of a new label identifying social entrepreneurship investment funds (EuSEF) this month, as well as introducing Europe-wide regulation...

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Four projects with a track record of improving the lives of thousands of people in the UK will receive more funding, Nick Hurd, UK Minister for Civil Society announced on...

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Budget announcements on social investment tax relief and making it easier to claim Gift Aid through a range of digital giving channels, as well as the Employment Allowance, have been...

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The German Federal Council passed the Act for the Advancement of Volunteering On 1st March 2013. It aims to improve the legal environment for charitable organisations by limiting the liability...

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A new scheme that allows people and companies to donate cultural treasures during their lifetime in return for a reduction in their tax liability came into effect on 12th March....

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Thousands more families could be dragged into the inheritance tax (IHT) net, due to a government decision to freeze the £325,000 tax free threshold until 2019. But this could prompt...

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The Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF) has been enlisted by the government to provide evidence to local and national governments to guide decision making over public spending on education.

EEF will...

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Following recent market developments such as social investor Allia’s launch of a social impact bond aimed at retail investors on 4 February 2013, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has clarified its position...

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Registration of charities in Northern Ireland should begin this autumn after Royal Assent was granted on the bill to amend the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 last month. 



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Stewardship, the UK charity that promotes generous and tax efficient giving to churches and charities , this month published four papers that explain changes in the way that Gift Aid operates...

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