News from United Kingdom

 

 

In the UK’s annual Budget statement presented earlier this month, the Government announced that the forthcoming VAT rebate scheme would be extended to blood bike charities (in addition to hospices, search and rescue charities and air ambulances). 

Read more ...

 

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has changed its Code of Fundraising Practice to introduce a new standard for those fundraising with people in vulnerable circumstances.

Read more ...

 

After the collapse of one of one of the UK’s mainstream online giving platforms in 2013 (Charity Giving), the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and Charity Finance Group (CFG) have come together to produce a guide to online giving platforms.

Read more ...

 

 

The UK Government has been urged to act to help society lotteries raise more funds for good causes with a joint submission to the Culture, Media and Sport Select (CMS) Committee.

Read more ...