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Charity Update - 1 March 2018



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and deveopments

22 February 2018

Less than a quarter of charity auditors complied with new reporting rules

A Charity Commission report says that auditors’ under-reporting of matters of material concern raises “significant concerns”.

The Charity Commission

21 February 2018

OSCR publishes fundraising guidance for charity trustees

The Scottish Charity Regulator publishes guidance a charity must follow when carrying out fundraising activities.


20 February 2018

Regulators seek views on amendments to the SORP

The Charity Commission and OSCR open a consultation on changes to the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice.

The Charity Commission

17 February 2018

Charity Commission announces suite of steps on safeguarding

The Charity Commission announces a summit on safeguarding in UK charities, alongside other measures.

The Charity Commission

15 February 2018

Code of Fundraising Practice updated on data protection

The Fundraising Regulator makes changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice to take account of new data protection laws.

Fundraising Regulator

13 February 2018

Alert for trustees of charities working with vulnerable beneficiaries

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland issues an alert to trustees of charities that work with children and vulnerable adults.

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

13 February 2018

Have your say on new guidance for charities connected with non-charitable organisations

The Charity Commission launches a consultation on draft guidance setting out the principles for managing relationships with organisations that are not charities.

The Charity Commission