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Charity Update - 29 April 2022

Neil Palmer


United Kingdom

Welcome to the latest edition of our Charity Update.  This covers another wide range of topics.  Please use the links provided to find out more.

Neil Palmer

25 April 2022

Jane Ide appointed as new CEO of ACEVO

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations announces its next CEO. Jane Ide OBE will be taking over from the 23 May.


 22 April 2022 

Charity Commission suspends sanctioned trustee of World Holocaust Forum Foundation 

An inquiry has been opened into the World Holocaust Forum Foundation after one of its trustees, Dr Viatcheslav Kantor, was sanctioned by the UK government. Read more.

Charity Commission

 21 April 2022

HMRC update Gift Aid guidance

The sections of this guidance concerning acknowledgements and naming rights have been updated to clarify when the acknowledgement of an individual, or the naming of a building after an individual or business, is considered to be a benefit or advertisement. Read more.

HM Revenue & Customs

 21 April 2022

Fundraising Regulator strengthen their Fundraising Preference Service

Following an independent review, the Fundraising Regulator has unveiled changes to the Fundraising Preference Service. This service allows people to stop direct marketing communications from charities. Read more.

Fundraising Regulator

21 April 2022

Directory of Social Change launches podcast

The Directory of Social Change launches its Charity Questions Podcast. The podcast will host guests who answer audience questions on the charity sector.

Directory of Social Change

 13 April 2022

Charities must be aware of the risk of exploitation when delivering services to Ukrainian refugees

The Charity Commission has alerted charities and their trustees to be vigilant as some individuals may try and use the cover of charity for the purpose of sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse. Read more.

Charity Commission

13 April 2022

Charities Act 2022 Implementation Plan released

The Government has released an implementation plan for the Charities Act 2022. Read the timeline here.

Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport

13 April 2022

Government invest £4.6 million to enable volunteering opportunities for young people, disabled people, and those experiencing loneliness

Organisations in arts, culture, sport, civil society, youth and heritage to benefit are from the £4.6 million funding designed to increase volunteering opportunities for young people and those who experience barriers to accessing volunteering. Read more.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport