Charity Compliance Update – November 2018

Welcome to your November charity compliance update. With another hugely successful Trustees’ Week behind us, we round up the flurry of announcements which have been made since our last installment. Read on for Budget highlights, a Digital Code update, a whole myriad of update guidance and a summing up of consultation news. Budget 2018-19 – […]

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Charity Compliance Update – June 2018

Charity Compliance update

It’s been a relatively quiet month on the compliance front as we hit the holiday season and the regulatory teams seem to be taking a well-earned rest (except for OSCR it would seem). Read on for this month’s update in all things compliance. Charity Annual Return 2018 – update Later this Summer the Charity Commission […]

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Gift Aid (part 2): The Technicalities

This is the second instalment of a two-part series where I review the ins and outs of Gift Aid for charities. Last time in Gift Aid: The Practicalities I considered: Establishing registration with HMRC Gift Aid declarations for your donors and record-keeping Completing a Gift Aid return This article looks at: Eligible donations Calculating what […]

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Charity Compliance Update – May 2018

It’s all about fraud prevention, GDPR and safeguarding guidance this month. Read on for your full sector compliance update. 10 top tips for fraud prevention The Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW) published a study about insider fraud and charities on 26 April 2018. The headline reads; “almost three quarters of insider frauds at […]

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Gift Aid (part 1): The Practicalities

In this, the first of a two-part article, I explore the administrative and practical side of registering and being registered for Gift Aid, including: Establishing registration with HMRC Gift Aid declarations for your donors and record-keeping Completing a Gift Aid return In the second instalment next month, I will be reviewing key Gift Aid technicalities, […]

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