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Charity Update 16 November 2016



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

14 November 2016

Millions of new £5 notes given to charity, research shows

Polling commissioned by the Charities Aid Foundation and carried out by YouGov indicates up to 2.5 million adults have donated which shows the social media campaign could help raise up to £12.5 million for charities.

Charities Aid Foundation  


14 November 2016

Fundraising training opens for small local charities

Small, local charities can sign up for training in December 2016 as part of the Government’s support for Local Charities Day.

Department for Culture, Media & Sport and Rob Wilson MP  


11 November 2016

New investment account launched for UK charities

The Charities Aid Foundation launches the CAF Investment Account.

Charities Aid Foundation  


8 November 2016

Regulators issue joint alert about working with third-party fundraisers

The Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator issue a joint alert to charities that fundraise from the public. It reminds trustees that they must comply with their legal trustee duties when overseeing their charity’s fundraising.

The Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator  


1 November 2016

Charities Act 2016: new fundraising rules

The Charity Commission issues an alert to inform fundraisers and the trustees of charities affected by the new provisions about what they have to do to comply.

The Charity Commission

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