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The Theosophical Society in England Has Been Granted Charitable Status

Thursday, 17 December 2020

The Charity Commission recently published its decision to register the Theosophical Society in England, which applied for charitable status on 29 July 2015.

The Theosophical Society in England Has Been Granted Charitable Status

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Charity Governance Code 2020

Thursday, 17 December 2020

A refreshed Charity Governance Code was published earlier this month.

Charity Governance Code 2020

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Charities in Financial Distress - What Trustees Need to Know

Thursday, 17 December 2020

The further lockdown measures in response to the pandemic unfortunately mean that the risk of financial difficulties for charities and their trading subsidiaries is more real than ever.

Charities in Financial Distress - What Trustees Need to Know

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Planning For the End of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Friday, 02 October 2020

Following the Chancellor's recent announcement, we now know what Government support will be available in the form of the new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) closes on 31 October 2020.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

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Chancellor Announces New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow Furlough

Friday, 11 September 2020

The Government's new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) will be the successor to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) when it closes on 31 October 2020.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

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Getting Back to Work - Charities and COVID-Safe Offices

Friday, 11 September 2020

Responding, surviving, adapting, strengthening - charities have been on a difficult (and for some, desperate) journey in the last few months and now face the next stage.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

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Loan/Grant Programme for Charities and Social Enterprises Extended to 13 November

Friday, 11 September 2020

Chancellor Sunak has extended the deadline for applications to the working capital loan/grant programme specifically aimed at charities and social enterprises from 30 September to 13 November at 5pm.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

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Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

Friday, 11 September 2020

As the Government eases workplace restrictions, many charitable organisations will be planning and implementing procedures for staff, volunteers, customers/clients and visitors to return safely to the charity's workplace or main premises.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

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How Should Charity Property Be Registered at the Land Registry?

Friday, 11 September 2020

Where Land Registry titles for charities are incorrectly registered in the names of retired, or even deceased trustees, additional work is required to rectify the situation. How can you avoid the headache - and costs - of fixing them?

How Should Charity Property Be Registered at the Land Registry?

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'Founder Syndrome', Faith Charities, and Challenging Charity Commission Decisions

Friday, 11 September 2020

There were over 8000 applications to the Charity Commission to register new charities in 2019-2020. Behind each of those applications are the trustees and founders whose vision and hard work bring these new endeavours into being.

'Founder Syndrome', Faith Charities, and Challenging Charity Commission Decisions

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10 Practical Steps to Streamline Your Charity's Governance

Friday, 11 September 2020

As some of us return to offices and other workplaces after the holiday period, many charities are responding to calls that they 'build back better'.

10 Practical Steps to Streamline Your Charity's Governance

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Key Data Protection Issues For Charities to Consider Post-Lockdown

Friday, 11 September 2020

We look at some of the data protection points charities should be considering as they return after the summer.

Key Data Protection Issues For Charities to Consider Post-Lockdown

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Duties of Members of Charitable Companies

Thursday, 30 July 2020

On 29 July 2020 the Supreme Court confirmed a long-standing view held by some lawyers and others within the sector that the members of charitable companies can owe a type of duty, known as a fiduciary duty, to the company's charitable objects or purposes.

Duties of Members of Charitable Companies

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Blackbaud Data Hack - Key Issues for Charities to Consider

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Charities rely on online providers for services relating to personal data now more than ever. As a leading sector supplier reveals that data was removed from its system, we ask, what does an event like this mean for the charities affected?

Blackbaud Data Hack - Key Issues for Charities to Consider

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Members of Charitable Companies - Doing The Right Thing

Monday, 27 July 2020

Members of charitable companies have roles in their charity involving voting, electing and approving. Are they free to do this as they wish, to suit their own purposes? Or, must they act in the interests of the charity, like charity trustees?

Members of Charitable Companies - Doing The Right Thing