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Charity Update - 23 October 2018

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

19 October 2018

New strategic partnership between NCVO and the FSI to support small charities

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Foundation for Social Improvement announces the creation of a strategic partnership to promote each other’s training and support.


17 October 2018

Systemic underreporting of serious incidents by charities

The Charity Commission warns of continued underreporting as it publishes the findings of its interim safeguarding taskforce and updates guidance for charities on what to report.

The Charity Commission

17 October 2018

Making Tax Digital

Civil Society reports that HMRC has updated its policy paper with a new VAT timeline which means that trusts and other unincorporated not-for-profit organisations will have their mandatory compliance date deferred to October 2019.

Civil Society and HM Revenue & Customs

15 October 2018

Consultation Events: Code of Fundraising Practice

The OSCR announces events to be held by the Independent Fundraising Standards & Adjudication Panel for Scotland in collaboration with the Institute of Fundraising, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Scottish Charity Regulator to discuss proposed changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice.


9 October 2018

Charity regulator encourages safer giving for Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

The Charity Commission issues advice to those wishing to donate to help the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that recently struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.

The Charity Commission

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