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Charity News Speed Read - July 2017

Friday, 21 July 2017

We summarise the key news updates from the last few months.

Charity News Speed Read - July 2017

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Latest Fundraising Changes

Friday, 21 July 2017

In a continuation of a key theme of recent months, there have been further developments in fundraising regulation including the launch of the Fundraising Preference Service and updates to the fundraising guidance.

Latest Fundraising Changes

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Lessons From the Charity Commission's Use of New Powers

Friday, 21 July 2017

In recent months the Charity Commission has started to use the new powers it gained under the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016.

Lessons From the Charity Commission's Use of New Powers

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Court Confirms Members Must Act in Charity's Best Interests

Friday, 21 July 2017

The question surrounding whether a member of a charitable company owes fiduciary duties to the company has long been a grey area of charity law.

Court Confirms Members Must Act in Charity's Best Interests

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New PSC Reporting Obligations Now in Force

Friday, 21 July 2017

Charities which are required to maintain a register of People with Significant Control (PSCs) now need to comply with new time limits for updating their register and reporting to Companies House each time a change occurs.

New PSC Reporting Obligations Now in Force

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New Duty to Report on Payment Practices and Performance

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Following changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, large companies (including large charitable companies) will be required to report on their payment practices and performance twice a year.

New Duty to Report on Payment Practices and Performance

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The Common Reporting Standard - Does Your Charity Need to Take Action?

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Some charities may be struggling to get to grips with whether the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) will affect them, and if so, what their obligations are.

The Common Reporting Standard - Does Your Charity Need to Take Action?

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Defending Legacy Challenges - A Victory for Charities?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Charities may be aware of the recent Supreme Court Judgment of Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others.

Defending Legacy Challenges - A Victory for Charities?

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Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

There has been a continued focus on fundraising over the past few months and we outline several of the relevant updates below.

Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?

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Charity News Speed-Read

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

We summarise the key news updates of 2017.

Charity News Speed-Read

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Snap General Election Announced for 8 June 2017 - What Will this Mean for Charities?

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

There are two key areas of impact for our charity clients.

Snap General Election Announced for 8 June 2017 - What Will this Mean for Charities?

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Charitable Schools - News Speed-Read

Friday, 20 January 2017

A round up of recent news relevant to your school, including serious incident reporting, small charitable donations, the Autumn Statement and SORP.


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Charity News Speed Read

Friday, 13 January 2017

A round up of recent charity news, including serious incident reporting, small charitable donations, the Autumn Statement and SORP.


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Help for Heroes Trustees Praised for Willingness to Improve Charity's Governance

Friday, 13 January 2017

Help for Heroes is a well-known national charity, which supports wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women, veterans and their families.


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What Trustees can Learn from the Commission's Inquiry into Durand Education Trust

Friday, 13 January 2017

The Charity Commission's inquiry report on the Durand Education Trust contains some important lessons for other charities, particularly those with related entities, such as academy trusts and trading companies.