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Charity News Speed Read - January 2018

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

We summarise recent news affecting charities.

Charity News Speed Read

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Charity Tax Changes

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

There have been several recent tax developments affecting charities. We have compiled a summary of the tax news that trustees should be aware of.

Charity Tax Changes - December 2017

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Taken On Trust - Some Key Findings

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

We summarise a recent major report on the experience of charity trusteeship, promoting diversity and understanding duties.

Taken On Trust: Some Key Findings

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Charity Commission Opens New Statutory Inquiries - What Are the Key Issues?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

The Charity Commission has recently been active in opening new statutory inquiries into the administration and governance of a number of different charities.

Charity Commission Opens New Statutory Inquiries: What Are the Key Issues?

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Trustees Urged to Take Action on Safeguarding

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

The Charity Commission has published a new strategy and a regulatory alert, which all trustees should read. In this article we summarise the key points.

Trustees Urged to Take Action on Safeguarding

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Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What Does the Agreement Mean For Charities?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

EU leaders have agreed that "sufficient progress" has been made on the terms of the UK's exit from the EU, and that talks can now move on from the first phase of negotiations.

Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What Does the Agreement Mean For Charities?

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Fraudsters Targeting Charities

Monday, 15 January 2018

The Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert about a current trend in fraudulent activity targeting charities and people transferring funds to them.

Fraudsters Targeting Charities - VWV Charity Law Solicitors

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Charity Commission Publishes Response to Consultation on the Annual Return for 2018

Monday, 08 January 2018

The Commission has now published its response to the consultation

Charity Commission Publishes Response on Annual Return 2018 - VWV Charity Law

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Safeguarding Is Everyone's Concern

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Issues related to safeguarding by charities have had a high profile in the press in recent months.

Safeguarding Is Everyone's Concern

Articles & Blogs Charities Employment

Employment Status - Key Indicators

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

From a legal perspective people can provide their services in three ways...

Employment Status - Key Indicators

Articles & Blogs Charities Independent Schools

New Guidance for Reporting Serious Incidents - What's Changing?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

The Charity Commission has issued new guidance on what a serious incident is and what governors must report.

New Guidance for Reporting Serious Incidents - What's Changing?

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Charitable Independent Schools - Should You Pay Your Governors?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Charities carry out some of the most important work in society and operate in ever more technical and heavily regulated fields.

Charitable Independent Schools - Should You Pay Your Governors?

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Reputation Management

Monday, 23 October 2017

A charity’s reputation is one of its most significant assets and can have a real impact on its ability to secure future funding and maintain financial viability.

Reputation Management

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Members’ Duties

Monday, 23 October 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court decided that the members of a charitable company have duties to the charity. Why is it important and what might it mean in practice?

Members’ Duties

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Changing Employment Models For a Changing World

Monday, 23 October 2017

From Servant to Self-Employed. The Labour Market in the UK continues to evolve.

Changing Employment Models For a Changing World