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Charities signed up to multi-employer pension schemes face increasing funding difficulties, says expert

Charities that use multi-employer pension schemes to cover retirement benefits for their employees are facing increasing funding difficulties as a result of insolvencies in the sector, an expert has said. 01 Jul 2013

Charities and universities to benefit from VAT exemption for shared services

The Government will implement EU proposals that will allow charities and universities to share services without charging each other VAT, according to proposals published in today's draft Finance Bill 2012. 06 Dec 2011

Out-Law Guides

Private Schools win battle with Charity Commission over their charitable status

The Charity Commission will have to amend its guidance on charitable status for independent schools as a result of a judicial review. 18 Oct 2011

Going private is no panacea for universities

OPINION: Universities may be considering throwing off the burdens of bureaucracy and state control associated with public funding and going it alone as commercial enterprises. 07 Apr 2011