Daily News Roundup – 8 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Social to get more cash but still living off scraps

The Guardian

Queen’s speech reforms could go a long way to putting the social care sector alongside the NHS at the heart of the welfare state.

Tax relief cap should be replaced with higher-rate Gift Aid scheme, says IoF

Third Sector

The government should replace its proposed cap on tax relief on donations with a system that allows charities to reclaim all the tax paid by higher-rate taxpayers, according to the Institute of Fundraising.

Staff choice in charity partnerships can be ‘tokenistic’

Civil Society

While the corporate philanthropy world has moved on from the days of ‘chairman’s choice’, company staff are still not central to decisions around charity partnerships, according to a new study.

Single year funding is holding back the third sector

Third Force News

Three-year funding for third sector organisations is the only way to ensure that voluntary organisations are able to meet the needs of growing numbers of people affected by cuts to welfare, benefits and services, MSPs said in the Scottish Parliament.

First Hospice Retail Awards winners announced

UK Fundraising

Some of the most inventive and effective hospice retailers have been recognised in Help the Hospices’ first Hospice Retail Awards.

Changes galore as hospice team looks to future

The Bucks Herald

It’s all change at the pioneering hospice organisation which most people in Dacorum know simply as Rennie.

Fair Havens Hospice, Westcliff, looking for more space


Narrow corridors, bedrooms so tiny relatives have to wait outside and stairs so steep patients are trapped upstairs mean hospice staff are struggling to offer dignified care.

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