May 13
Gift Aid

Our response to the Gift Aid Donor Benefits consultation

Charity Finance Group, Institute of Fundraising, National Council for Voluntary Organisations and Small Charities Coalition have submitted a joint response to the government's consultation into simplifying Gift Aid Donor Benefit rules.

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Apr 19
Governance regulation and compliance

ACF, CFG and NCVO raise concerns on draft guidance for funding non-charities

Draft guidance from the Charity Commission, entitled 'Grant funding an organisation that isn't a charity' states that an organisation must not fund the 'core costs (or overheads) of a non-charity'. It would also prevent organisations giving unrestricted grants, which could particularly impact on development charities that work overseas with non-charities.

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Mar 31
Pensions and HR

Update on the Apprenticeship Levy

CFG's policy team have been working to ensure the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy works for charities, and that charities are aware of the impact of it.

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Mar 16
Tax and VAT

CFG's 2016 Budget Briefing published

The Chancellor announced Budget 2016 today.

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Feb 23
Financial sustainability

Leading sector bodies submit budget proposals to chancellor

Charity Finance Group, along with nine other voluntary sector bodies, have written to the Chancellor ahead of the Budget on 16 March.

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