Charity Compliance Update – August 2018

Plenty to get your teeth in to this month with the launch of the Civil Society’s strategy on building a better future and consultation updates – outcomes and the launch of The Charity Digital Code of Practice consultation. Read on to stay up to date. Civil Society Strategy: Building a future that works for everyone […]

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Charity Compliance Update – April 2018

Consultation responses – hot off the press! Business Rates in multi-occupied properties The government’s response to a consultation around the proposed reinstatement of a practice by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) – namely applying one rating assessment to contiguous (touching) business properties occupied by the same ratepayer – has been published this month. There has […]

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Charity Compliance Update – March 2018

This month’s instalment brings you updated fundraising guidance from OSCR, changes to FRS102 and financial reporting re subsidiary gift aid payments and the launch of a consultation around guidance for managing relationships with non-charitable connected parties. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for the latest on Sector consultations – including the new SORP consultation. […]

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Charity Compliance Update – February 2018

It’s been a relatively quiet month regarding new consultations this month however, read on to get up to speed with updated automatic disqualification rules and revised HMRC VAT guidance around contracts versus grants. Automatic disqualification rules From 1 August 2018 changes to the automatic disqualification rules (for charities registered in England and Wales) mean that […]

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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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