Charity Compliance Update – October 2018

It’s been a busy few weeks in the world of charity compliance and consultation updates. Hot off the heels of Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 to 26 October), here’s my review of the latest. Read on for SORP and Digital Code news and new consultations galore. Charity Fraud Awareness Week – resources If Charity Fraud […]

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Charity Commission accounts monitoring review – lessons to learn?

On 3 September 2018 the Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW) published the following Accounts Monitoring updates: Telling your story well – public benefit reporting for charities Charities annual reports and accounts meeting the readers’ needs Small charities annual reports and accounts meeting the readers’ needs Read on for salient issues raised by the […]

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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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