Tag Archives: Charity Pay

Scotia Aid Sierra Leone

Yet another £1 MILLION charity is being probed after The Sunday Post revealed it pays only a fraction of its income to the impoverished people it claims to help. Scotia Aid Sierra Leone, based in Uddingston Scotland, hands over just … Continue reading

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We’re back

After a period of illness we are back. Thank goodness for the NHS – what’s left of it. There can be no doubt that this present government are out to privatise the NHS. Free quality health care may soon be … Continue reading

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Top 10 Charities (Income)

We’ve argued often that some charities are so large that they should be treated  as businesses. The annual income of the top ten charities is astonishing. The list below represents the top 10 charities by income. Number Charity name Total … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Charity?

Recently we had the pleasure of reviewing Tim Watkins book; What’s Wrong With Charity?: How modern charity practices are undermining our communities, democracy and public trust. Charity – the voluntary giving of one’s time or money to alleviate suffering, to … Continue reading

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Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association

The Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association (CABA) provides advice and practical support to current and former ICAEW chartered accountants and their families. As at 31 December 2012 CABA had just under £2 million pounds in income but had unrestricted reserves of … Continue reading

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Small Charities Coalition

An unusual story from the Charity Sector this week. A story about a Chief Executive agreeing to resign because the charity could not afford to pay him his salary. Alex Swallow, now the former Chief Executive of Small Charities Coalition, … Continue reading

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Comic Relief Expose Update 2

Gina Miller of Miller Philanthropy has added her views on the BBC Panorama’s ‘All in a Good Cause’ which exposed how donations made to Comic Relief were invested via leading fund management companies rather than going straight to worthy recipients. … Continue reading

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