Forty American billionaires, including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, George Lucas and Michael Bloomberg, have pledged to give to charity at least half of their fortunes….
VICTIM STARTS CHARITY
Katie Piper, a former TV presenter and model who was badly disfigured in a horrific acid attack has started a new charity for burns victims….
BULLIED TO DEATH
More than half of the suicides of children aged 10-14 are connected to bullying….
VAT LOSS FOR CHARITIES
The raising of VAT in January to 20% will hit charities, which cannot claw the money back on purchases….
THIEF AT PRINCE OF WALES CHARITY JAILED
The former financial director at the Foundation for Integrated Health, a charity founded by the Prince of Wales, has been convicted of theft, fraud and money-laundering….
Also jailed for three years was Moses Bushiri, 48, an asylum seeker from Birundi in central Africa, who swindled charity grant bodies out of £42,000….
RSPCA IN THE PILLORY
The RSPCA persecutes innocent animal owners to generate the publicity that keeps donations of £115 million a year rolling in….
MORE ON DANGEROUS DOGS
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home put down a third of the dogs they took in last year, most of those because they were bull terriers too dangerous to re-house….
PRIVATE SCHOOLS HIKE RATES
Free places given to poor pupils by private schools anxious to keep their lucrative charity status will be paid for by a hike in fees….
TECHNOLOGY FOR CHARITIES
Focussing on technology for the not-for profit sector the new nfp technology exhibition takes place on Tuesday 7 September at the Business Design Centre, London….