Changing your charity structure

In recent years, more and more newly-registered charities (in England and Wales) have started life as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Existing unincorporated charities – Trusts and Associations – have been able to convert to a CIO since the Charities Act 2011 was enacted however, until now, incorporated charities (those registered with Companies House in […]

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Charity Compliance Update – December 2017

Charity Compliance Update

Reporting matters of interest – regulator guidance published On 22 November 2017 the UK’s charity regulators – being Charity Commission of Northern Ireland, Charity Commission for England and Wales and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator – published joint guidance for auditors and independent examiners around the reporting of matters of interest. Examples of […]

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The GFC Autumn update – free stuff, tech news and more

Download our latest charity newsletter In this issue we consider the impact of fundraising regulation, relevant consultations and legislative changes. We also include an update on free and low cost training for charities on fundraising matters. Do get in touch if you require any guidance on charity issues. Jen nominated! We are thrilled to announce […]

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Charity Compliance Update – October 2017

This month it’s all about reporting to the regulators. Reporting serious incidents in charities – updated guidance for trustees On 22 September the Charity Commission for England and Wales published a feedback and response document to its consultation around the reporting of serious incidents in charities. The consultation closed on 12 January 2017. The feedback […]

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Charity Compliance Update – July 2017

Fundraising Preference Service launches The Fundraising Regulator launched their Fundraising Preference Service on 6 July 2017. A member of the public can now visit the Regulator’s website and submit a request to cease communication from a specific charity/ies of their choice. More vulnerable members of the public, or for those without access to the internet, can call […]

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