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The UK’s super rich are shunning philanthropy

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th July 2019 -  Just one in 10 of the UK’s wealthiest people are regularly giving to charity, according to new research. A report from the Beacon Collaborative estimates that of the 18,000 ultra-high-net-worth

British Airports are getting more disability friendly, but there’s still work to be done

Luke Michael, Friday, 12th July 2019 -  UK airports have significantly improved their accessibility for people with disability, according to the industry regulator.  The Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) latest report

UK looks towards a greener future

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th July 2019 -  The UK government has launched a comprehensive Green Finance Strategy to help the nation reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. City Minister John Glen unveiled the strategy

UK aspires to become global impact investing hub

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th June 2019 -  The UK government is backing a new independent institute that will make it easier for people to invest in causes that benefit the community. The Impact Investing Institute will encourage

‘My job is slowly killing me’: UK charity workers feeling the strain

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th May 2019 -  UK charities are being urged to better protect their employees, after a survey found 80 per cent of charity workers have experienced workplace stress in the last 12 months. Unite

Uncertainty reigns as UK disability minister is nowhere to be seen

Luke Michael, Friday, 29th March 2019 -  Charities are furious at the UK government’s delay in appointing a new disability minister, with the role left vacant for more than two weeks amid the Brexit chaos.   Sarah Newton

Claims UK religious charities are fracturing society prompts Australian discussion

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  A UK report calling into question religious charities that promote beliefs that don’t align with British values and opinion, has sparked discussion among Australian charity experts

UK Military Set to Donate Unused Ration Packs to Charities

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  The UK military will donate thousands of unused ration packs to charities as part of a plan to reduce food waste and help community groups save on food bills. The Ministry of Defence

Review Finds Sexual Misconduct Failures Within Oxfam

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st January 2019 -  Oxfam International is beset by systemic problems that have allowed sexual misconduct to sometimes go unaddressed, an independent interim review has found. The UK report said Oxfam

Social Care Cuts Leaving Older People in England Without Support

Luke Michael, Friday, 11th January 2019 -  Unfair social care assessments are leaving vulnerable older people in England without appropriate support to live a dignified life, a Human Rights Watch report says.   The not for

New Grant Reporting Approach Trialled in the UK

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  A group of funders and funded organisations in the UK are trialling a new approach to grant reporting to fix what grantmakers say is a “broken system”.                 

UK Education Charity Forced Into Closure

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th November 2018 -  A UK education charity has been forced to close its doors after failing to recover from a substantial government funding cut. Think Global – which promotes development education
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