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Charity Update 25 January 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 25 January 2012

11 January 2012

HMRC pilots new dispute resolution service

HMRC is piloting a new method of resolving VAT and direct tax disputes with small and medium-sized enterprises, including charities, to try to settle conflicts before they reach a tribunal.

Civil Society

16 January 2012

Charity Commission publishes new Risk Framework

The Charity Commission publishes its new Risk Framework together with information on how it will apply the framework.

Charity Commission

17 January 2012

Party leaders pledge 10% of their estates to charity as part of Legacy10 campaign

All three main political leaders have announced today that they will each be giving ten per cent of their estates to charity as part of the Legacy10 campaign.


19 January 2012

£100m cash injection for local health services could filter to charities

A £100m funding boost for the NHS to improve services at a local level in England could filter through to charities via new Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

Civil Society

20 January 2012

Proposal for register of lobbyists

Mark Harper, the minister for political and constitutional reform, launches a consultation on the Government’s proposals for a register of lobbyists, inviting views from the third sector, public and lobbyist industry on how the register should work.

Cabinet Office

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