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Charity Update 14 November 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 14 November 2012
Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) update

31 October 2012

CIO secondary legislation

An order and first set of regulations for CIOs has been laid before Parliament.  A Ministerial statement sets out the phased implementation plan which would allow the first applications to set up CIOs to be made by the end of 2012.

Please see Fieldfisher's updated briefing paper on CIOs.

Cabinet Office

Other news

30 October 2012

£6 million support programme launched

The new BIG Assist programme will support infrastructure organisations – local and specialist charities who work to support other charities.

BIG Assist

2 November 2012

Lack of accountability in Government data

Report containing several recommendations as to ways in which the Government can better report on its interactions with the voluntary sector.

Compact Voice

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