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The Essentials of Compliance for Charities

The Essentials of Compliance for Charities

Allegations of serious sexual misconduct have hit the charities sector hard. The crises in the charity sector began in early February, with allegations that senior Oxfam staff had engaged the services of sex workers in Haiti, while supporting locals following […]


Is Setting Up A Charity the Right Move For Your Organisation?

Is Setting Up A Charity the Right Move For Your Organisation?

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ? Anne Frank Charities benefit society and people all over the world, and many SMEs are setting up their own charities and foundations for this purpose. Not only does taking such a step […]


In Those We Trust – A Guide To Charity Trustees

In Those We Trust – A Guide To Charity Trustees

There are over 180,000 charities in England and Wales[1], which endeavour to benefit various sectors of society in unique ways. But the one thing they all have in common is they rely on the dedication, experience, time and effort of […]


A Guide To The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016

A Guide To The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016

A Guide To The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 is designed to provide tougher regulatory powers to the Charity Commission, anyone operating a charity or acting as a trustee. Knowledge […]


The Queen’s Speech: Reforms to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

Consumer Rights In 2016

In May 2016, the British Government announced its intention to introduce a new Bill to simplify the complex Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (the Scheme). The Small Charitable Donations Bill will be constructed from feedback received during a consultation process […]


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