HMRC: Charity tax relief does not apply to social media advertising

3 June, 2019 - 11:58

 

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reminding charities that VAT relief is not applied to social media advertising.

In a letter to charities the authority outlines the rules on various forms of digital advertising in order...


Organisations benefitting from SITR down by one third

3 June, 2019 - 11:03

 

The number of organisations funded through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) was down by one third in the year 2017-18 according to new figures released by HM Revenue & Customs.

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Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week: Volunteering in Bristol

30 May, 2019 - 15:25

 

To mark Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2019), let’s examine the huge range of volunteers in Bristol. People of all ages give their time and energy to charities, community groups and social enterprises in the...


National Lottery celebrates 25 years

National Lottery has funded over 500,000 projects in 25 years

29 May, 2019 - 14:58

 

This year marks a quarter of a century since the National Lottery launched in the UK. During this time, 535,000 individual projects have been funded using more than £39 billion gathered from lottery ticket sales.

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Sector Leader Report: Bristol Health and Wellbeing Board

28 May, 2019 - 12:58

Sector Leader report: Health & Wellbeing Board

Sector Leader: Elaine Flint

Date of meeting: 22 May 2019

 

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Policy roundup: Spring 2019

28 May, 2019 - 11:32

Policy round-up: Spring 2019

Those of you on our mailing list will have noticed that this quarter’s policy round-up omitted the very important announcement that Theresa May would...


Unite: Epidemic of stress at charities and NGOs

21 May, 2019 - 15:34

 

Unite has published the findings of a survey revealing an epidemic of stress related illness mental health issues, charities and NGO staff.

The survey found that 80 per cent of...


Help the CQC work better with the voluntary sector

21 May, 2019 - 14:00

 

The Care Quality Commission is consulting on how inspectors can work better with voluntary sector organisations. The survey takes around 5–7 minutes.

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West Women of the Year Awards 2019

West Women of the Year 2019 recognises leading lights of the VCSE sector

20 May, 2019 - 13:31

 

The West Women of the Year Awards 2019 acknowledged the contribution of female leaders and pioneers in the VCSE sector at last week’s ceremony.

Voscur’s CEO and a number of female leaders from member groups made the shortlist of 100 most inspiring women in the West and some were...


UK to get a new experimental measure of poverty

20 May, 2019 - 12:14

 

The Government has announced that it will begin the process of developing an experimental statistic based on the measure of poverty developed by the...


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