Daily News Roundup – 7 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Charity warns: Half of Britons living in 2020 will get cancer

The Independent

Almost half of the UK population in 2020 will get cancer in their lifetime – but four in every 10 will survive the disease, say Macmillan Cancer Support.

Jeremy Hunt gives NHS 10 months to solve A&E crisis

The Telegraph

The Health Secretary said he had given officials until next April to draw up and implement a plan aimed at helping those with chronic conditions who are the “heaviest users of the NHS”.

Cost of dying tops £7000 as Scots authorities reveal burial expenses

Herald Scotland

Authorities and funeral service suppliers are making a lot of money out of people’s bereavement with the cost of dying reaching thousands of pounds in Scotland, according to a trade union.

Charity Retail Association to discuss business rates with Welsh Assembly members

Third Sector

The Charity Retail Association will hold an ’emergency summit’ on 19 June with opposition Welsh Assembly members to discuss proposals to cut business rate relief for charity shops in Wales.

One in ten high-earning charities were a victim of fraud in 2011/12

Civil Society

Nearly 10% of charities with an income over £100,000 suffered fraudulent activity during financial year 2011/12, according to the National Fraud Authority’s latest report.

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