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Gift Aid and the Great Charity Iceberg

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The United Kingdom is currently home to 168,000 registered charities and over 6,000 Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs). Both types of organisation have access to Gift Aid. Gift Aid enables registered charities and CASCs to reclaim from the UK Treasury any basic rate personal tax paid on donations. There are few restrictions and it is […]

Cardinal Place Music

Playlist Mon 19-03-2018 to 23-03-2018

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Russian Music Week – In support of the Russian nation and people Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in Bb Minor, Op.23. Watch on YouTube Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43. Watch on YouTube Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5, Movement 2 (Andante Cantabile). Watch on YouTube Borodin: Polovstian Dances from the opera “Prince Igor”. Watch on YouTube […]

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Poverty – the Only Way is Up

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What’s the difference between those considered to be poor, perhaps as The Big Issue vendors are, and those considered to be rich or prosperous in the western world? I’ll give you a clue… it’s probably not what you think! Well, one major difference is that a person having nothing (zero or minimal assets, including cash) […]

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The UK Poverty Industry Exposed

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I’m sick of hearing about these things… hostels, night shelters, outreach teams, rough sleeping, day centres… homelessness. Get real! Most of the so-called “solutions” to the state of poverty do little more than provide a sticking-plaster that will suppress one or more symptoms for a day or two, but… surprise, surprise… permit, sometimes even encourage, […]

Cardinal Place Music

Playlist Mon 08-01-2018 to 12-01-2018

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Christoph Willibald Glück: Flute Concerto in G major. Listen on YouTube Franz Anton Rossler-Rosetti: Flute Concerto in D major. Listen on YouTube Anton Fils: Flute Concerto in D major. Watch//listen on YouTube Franz Joseph Haydn: Flute Concerto in D major. Listen on YouTube Friedrich Schwindel: Flute Concerto in D major. Watch/listen on YouTube CPE Bach: […]

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Shareholder Capitalism Needs New Paradigm

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A few weeks ago, Nicholas Wrigley, the chairman of housebuilder Persimmon, resigned. He did so because on his watch a remuneration package was created to pay the chief executive £107m by mid 2018. By most definitions, that’s an excessive amount of money for a manager of a listed company to earn. In an article in […]

Cardinal Place Music

Playlist Tue 02-01-2017 to Fri 12-01-2017

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W A Mozart: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 9 in Eb Major, K.271 “Jeunehomme”. Watch/listen on YouTube W A Mozart: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 17 in G Major, K.453. Listen on YouTube W A Mozart: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 20 in D Minor, K.466. Watch//listen on YouTube W A Mozart: […]

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Trump Declares War on Child Sex Traffickers

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Just before midnight on the 20th December, President Trump signed an Executive Order which went into effect minutes later. With this order he fired the first artillery barrage onto those who organise the world-wide child sex-trade! Stopping the kidnapping and sale of children as sex slaves (some are no more than 5 or 6 years […]