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Charity Update 24 August 2021

Neil Palmer


United Kingdom

Welcome to this week's charity update. There is a fact finding theme this week, with much of the news focused on research and consultation. We hope you enjoy this round up.

Neil Palmer

23 August 2021

New research published on supporting minoritised ethnic communities

Three social investment partners: Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, Social Investment Business and Power to Change have published research outlining five key commitments to support minoritised ethnic communities. Read the report in full here.

Social Investment Business

3 August 2021

Scottish Charity Regulator releases its annual report and accounts 

OSCR publishes its 2020-21 accounts. The report highlights their financial activity and the impacts of COVID-19.


18 August 2021

Charity Commission releases consultation responses on its 'Charity Responsible Investment Guidance'

The consultation sought views on the clarity of the draft revised guidance for charity trustees. Read the summary of responses here.

Charity Commission

12 August 2021

NCVO and AECVO support charities on flexible working

NCVO & AECVO have created a working group to look at the issue of flexible working in the charity sector. The group aims to address the barriers to flexible working, as well as sharing best practice.


12 August 2021

£4 million boost announced to #iwill fund

Minister for Civil Society and Youth Baroness Barran announced that the Government and the National Lottery Community Fund will invest £2 million each into the #iwill fund. This will create thousands of new volunteering, social action and community activities for young people.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

10 August 2021

Take part in the Community Interest Company Association Survey

Help the CIC Association build a picture of the CIC landscape by completing their 2021 survey.

Community Interest Company Association

8 August 2021

Consultation open on Government engagement with business and civil society groups on the implementation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement

The purpose of the consultation is to seek views on how the Government should engage with business and civil society on the implementation of the TCA (the Brexit Agreement). Find out more and how to respond here.

The Cabinet Office

6 August 2021

Double defaulter charities between April 2020 and March 2021

The Charity Commission has published results of pre-inquiry and class inquiry work into charities that failed to submit financial information for two or more years. Read their conclusions here.

The Charity Commission

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