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Charity Update 20 March 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 20 March 2012

8 March 2012

Fundraising self-regulation comes under Charities Act review

Lord Hodgson calls for evidence on fundraising self-regulation and the public collections regime as part of his review of the Charities Act 2006.

Civil Society

9 March 2012

NAVCA publishes regeneration report to support Transition Fund campaign

NAVCA publishes a report to support the recent call for a second wave of transition funding to help regenerate the most deprived areas.


14 March 2012

Charities Act 2011

The Charities Act 2011 is enacted with effect from 14 March 2012. It is a consolidating Act which sets out how all charities in England and Wales are registered and regulated.

Charity Commission

14 March 2012

HMRC updates definition of a charity

The new definition of a charity will apply to all UK charity tax reliefs, from 1 April 2012.


15 March 2012

CFG NPC and ACEVO launch good practice guide on impact reporting

CFG, NPC and ACEVO launch 'Principles into Practice: How charities and social enterprises communicate impact'.


15 March 2012

New iKnowHow service aims to change the way the sector uses the internet

NCVO launches ‘iKnowHow’, a new service on the KnowHow NonProfit website which aspires to become the voluntary sector’s Wikipedia.


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