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Recent Developments on Fundraising Regulation

Monday, 09 October 2017

As fundraising regulation remains in the news, we recap on recent developments.

Recent Developments on Fundraising Regulation

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Charity News Speed Read

Monday, 09 October 2017

We summarise the key news updates from the past three months.

Charity News Speed Read

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Charity Commission Criticises Under-Reporting of Serious Incidents as it Publishes New Guidance

Monday, 09 October 2017

New guidance underlines the importance of reporting serious incidents to the Charity Commission.

Charity Commission Criticises Under-Reporting of Serious Incidents as it Publishes New Guidance

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A New Offence for Charities - Failure to Prevent the Criminal Facilitation of Tax Evasion

Monday, 09 October 2017

What action should charities take as a result of the new offence?

A New Offence for Charities - Failure to Prevent the Criminal Facilitation of Tax Evasion

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Charitable Companies to Be Able to Convert to CIOs from January 2018

Monday, 09 October 2017

Is your charity interested in converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation?

Charitable Companies to Be Able to Convert to CIOs from January 2018

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New Memorandum of Understanding Between DfE and Charity Commission - What's Changing?

Monday, 09 October 2017

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Charity Commission and the Department for Education is now available.

Education Law

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New Proposals to Streamline Charity Law - Chipping Off the Barnacles

Friday, 15 September 2017

Author of the review of the Charities Act 2006, Lord Hodgson has likened the regulatory burden on charities, to barnacles on a ship. Leave the barnacles in place and the ship slows down.

New Proposals to Streamline Charity Law - Chipping Off the Barnacles

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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?