As government officials and finance professionals meet at the global anti-corruption summit orchestrated by Prime Minister David Cameron, they should be thinking not just about how to protect charities from […]
NB: THIS POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED ON THE HISTPHIL.ORG WEBSITE AND CAN BE READ HERE It is easy to take for granted the idea of charity as an accepted […]
The dust is now beginning to settle a bit following Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s announcement that they are planning to give away $45bn of Facebook shares over the course […]
Well, the Spending Review and Autumn Statement have now come and gone, and the more dire predictions many were making seem not to have come true. Once again, one suspects, […]
Uneven Foundations: Are charitable trusts failing to match supply with demand?
HMRC today launched a research report on “Charitable giving and Gift Aid behaviour amongst better-off individuals”. The area of charitable giving by wealthier donors in the UK is not one […]
Is our approach to encouraging charitable giving totally wrong?
Friday tidings to one and all. Here’s another fortnight’s worth of news for you here, as once again I was off work last Friday. Enjoy! 1) We start […]
An intriguing article on Bloomberg recently drew attention to the curious story of a couple of little-known private foundations in the US which – taken together, since they seem to […]