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The Fundraising Regulator’s First Year

Monday, 23 October 2017

The Fundraising Regulator has been with us for a year. This article provides a recap of fundraising regulation, the way the Fundraising Regulator regulates, new fundraising rules and the funding model.

The Fundraising Regulator’s First Year

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Serious Incident Reporting - Do You Understand Your Duties?

Monday, 23 October 2017

Serious incident reporting has been around since 2007 in its current formal incarnation. Trustees must report serious incidents.

Serious Incident Reporting - Do You Understand Your Duties?

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Protecting Your Property

Monday, 23 October 2017

Property can often be a charity's main asset. It is a valuable, secure asset which, as long as it is looked after properly can provide a home for your charitable operations and depending on your constitution, often an income to support charitable work.

Protecting Your Property

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Recent Changes in Charity Law and Regulation

Friday, 20 October 2017

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 may have been made back in March 2016, but the impact of some of the changes it made has become clearer more recently.

Recent Changes in Charity Law and Regulation

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The General Data Protection - Are You Ready?

Friday, 20 October 2017

From May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply, increasing fines and introducing new requirements for charities.

The General Data Protection - Are You Ready?

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An Updated Code of Governance for the Sector

Friday, 20 October 2017

The latest edition of the Charity Governance Code was published in July 2017 by a range of sector bodies including NCVO, ACVEO and ICSA

An Updated Code of Governance for the Sector

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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