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Charity Update - 19 July 2022


United Kingdom

Welcome to the latest edition of our Charity Update. This covers another wide range of topics in the sector. Please use the links provided to find out more.  Wishing you all an enjoyable summer.

Aarti Gupta

18 July 2022

Government launches consultation to determine the use of the Dormant Assets Fund

The consultation will decide on future good causes to benefit from £738 million Dormant Asset Fund in England. Read more.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

18 July 2022

Research reveals the most generous areas in England and Wales

New research from the Charities Aid Foundation shows that the London Borough of Hounslow is the most generous area in England and Wales. Read more.

Charities Aid Foundation

14 July 2022

Charity Commission publishes research into public trust in charities and trustees' experiences of their role

Public expectations of charities remain consistent, but it is vital that charities respond to these expectations. Trustees continue to understand their roles and responsibilities as charity trustees. Read the highlights.

Charity Commission

14 July 2022

Charity Commission reveals the results of its Customer Experience Survey

The report details charities' views on the service they have received from the Commission. 69% of customers report good service from the Regulator.

Charity Commission

14 July 2022

Charity Commission releases its annual accounts

The annual accounts for 2021-2022 are released to the public. Read the accounts in full.

Charity Commission

14 July 2022

Orlando Fraser urges charities to maintain public trust during difficult times

Amongst the challenging backdrop of the war in Ukraine, political tumult and the cost of living crisis, Mr Fraser urges frugality and restraint from charity leaders. He warns the public will be much less tolerant of financial carelessness from charities. Read more.

Charity Commission

14 July 2022

DBS check eligibility guidance issued for the charity sector and overseas organisations

The new eligibility guidance applies to both staff and volunteer roles. Read more.

Disclosure and Barring Service

12 July 2022

Cost of living crisis raises food poverty concerns

Research from the Charities Aid Foundation finds that more than one in ten people know friends or family at risk of food poverty or who are having to use a food bank. Read more.

Charities Aid Foundation

7 July 2022

Social Business Impact Programme launched to support the growth of London-based social enterprises led by women of colour

Charities Aid Foundation and Hatch Enterprise are launching the programme funded by JPMorgan Chase and private donors. Read more.

Charities Aid Foundation

6 July 2022

Fundraising Regulator reminds charities to act on their Fundraising Preference requests

Following an independent review, the Fundraising Regulator made changes to the Fundraising Preference Service earlier this year. The Regulator reminds charities to ensure they are compliant with these changes. Read more.

Fundraising Regulator

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