Reports of high salaries paid to charity staff have recently appeared in the UK press. The highest paid UK charity CEO reportedly earns £4.5 million a year. Salaries over £100k are very common in the UK charity sector. In the light of this the Charity Commission is considering making reporting of salaries more transparent in order that donors can better judge whether their donations are being used for their intended purpose.
It is therefore our pleasure to be ahead of the game in reporting that during the past 12 months (as in every year), money paid to BSFA team members totals £0. We all give our time without charge so that our donors can be assured that every penny they give goes towards the intended project, be it a new school, a water project, Covid relief, refugee relief or health care etc.
Thank you to all of you from all of us.