Our blog on the latest issues affecting the charity sector
Charity Commission issues alert to charities on safeguarding
December 22, 2017
Following a number of serious incidents reported to them, the Charity Commission issued a regulatory alert on safeguarding to charities on Tuesday.
How the Trust Registration Service relates to charitable trusts
December 7, 2017
Charitable trusts may be caught by these requirements where they have incurred a liability to pay a relevant UK tax.
An insight into changes in Gift Aid
December 4, 2017
In our Budget blog we referred to the review of the Gift Aid donor benefit rules and the changes that will come into effect from April 2019.
How will the 2017 Autumn Budget affect the charity sector?
November 23, 2017
What are the key points from the 2017 Autumn Budget that will affect the charity sector?
Modified audit opinions and how to avoid them
November 8, 2017
The Charity Commission recently carried out research on the 2016 accounts of large charities and found that a staggering 97 charities had their accounts qualified by their auditor.
Does your charity have an effective whistleblowing policy?
November 1, 2017
Whistleblowing is one of the most effective ways to detect and uncover instances of fraud, since people within the charity are often the first to discover any such problems.
How should charities respond to declining public confidence?
October 25, 2017
Last year a survey assessing the level of public trust and confidence in the charity sector returned disappointing results. How should you respond?
Is your charity at risk from fraud?
October 20, 2017
The Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert following a rise in the number of reported phishing attacks on charities.
Make the most out of the Charity Commission’s resources
October 19, 2017
This week, we thought we would bring to your attention three keys sources of information that will prove beneficial as you go about running your charity.