Author Archives: Paul Winyard

Paul Winyard

About Paul Winyard

Paul joined NCVO over seven years ago after working for a leading public affairs agency. Since then he’s led our policy work on a variety of issues, including welfare-to-work reforms, volunteering, the Compact, public service commissioning and procurement regulations. He now leads our work on funding and finance with a particular focus on charity tax relief and safeguarding EU funding post-Brexit.

Autumn Budget 2018 – Between a rock and a (potentially) hard Brexit

The last time a Budget was held on a Monday was 1962, the same year that saw John Glenn launch from Cape Canaveral to become the first American to orbit the Earth. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: July 2018

This month's round-up includes news on the future of the European Social Fund, new guidance from the Fundraising Regulator, and the latest from Funding Central. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: June 2018

This month the scope of charitable tax relief is being questioned, the rise of cashless giving being explored, and the continued importance of individual giving revealed. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: April 2018

This month, the Work and Pensions select committee publishes a new report into the European Social Fund, charity shops facing a postcode lottery on business rate relief, the Charity Tax Commission consultation, the latest from Funding Central, and more Continue reading

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Funding round-up: March 2018

This month: how you can help shape the future of charity taxation, learn about the changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice post-GDPR, the latest from Funding Central, and more Continue reading

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A chancellor with a spring in his step?

Paul Winyard summarises the key points for charities from today's Spring Statement from the Chancellor. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: February 2018

The Road Ahead 2018, Charity Tax Commission advisory and reference groups announced, government review of inheritance tax, new guidance on VAT treatment of grants and contracts, and more. Continue reading

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Charity Tax Commission advisory and reference groups

Last November we announced that NCVO has established an independent Charity Tax Commission to undertake a full review of charitable tax reliefs in the UK. The commission is being chaired by Sir Nicholas Montagu, who’s joined by a board of six commissioners with extensive charity, economic and fiscal expertise. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: January 2018

Charity Tax Commission, dormant accounts and assets, Gift Aid, business rates, training, events and more Continue reading

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Autumn Budget 2017 – key points for charities

Today's statement from the chancellor focused on long term goals rather than flashy giveaways. Continue reading

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