Clarification on company donations to charities

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Clarification on company donations to charities About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img Donations by companies to charities do not fall under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, according to Stephen Byers, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. The Act covers only donations by companies to political parties.Donations by companies to charities do not fall under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, according to Stephen Byers, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. The Act covers only donations by companies to political parties.Some charities had been concerned that the new requirements for transparency and accountability in political donations could discourage corporate donations to charities. Read Charities escape company gift law by Ian Cowie at the Electronic Telegraph and Ministers change law on donations to protect charities” by Paul Waugh at The Independent. For the Department of Trade and Industry’s view, read Charitable donations by companies not caught by new political donation provisions. Advertisement Howard Lake | 16 April 2001 | Newslast_img read more