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Charity Update - 25 May 2018



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

15 May 2018

Automatic disqualification rule changes: guidance for charities

The Charity Commission adds sample declarations for senior charity manager and trustee positions.

The Charity Commission

15 May 2018

Every penny counts as people in the UK donate over £300 million in loose change

New research finds that people donate more than £300 million a year in loose change to charity.

Charities Aid Foundation

14 May 2018

Commission response to report on freedom of speech in universities

The Charity Commission publishes its response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights report into Freedom of speech in Universities.

The Charity Commission

11 May 2018

Commission to host essential safeguarding seminar

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland invites over 350 charities that work overseas to provide services to children and/or vulnerable adults to an Essential safeguarding good practice seminar.

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

10 May 2018

Clarification on letters sent to SCIOs from HMRC

HMRC is looking into why some SCIOs have received letters from HMRC regarding the formation of a new company, corporation tax and asking for information on business activities following the addition of SCIOs in the Registrar’s Index of Company Names.


8 May 2018

Fundraising Regulator issues guidance on complaints handling following Code change

The Fundraising Regulator publishes guidance for charities and third party fundraising organisations, coinciding with a new change to the Code of Fundraising Practice following a consultation earlier this year.

Fundraising Regulator

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