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Charity Update - 29 November 2022


United Kingdom

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

Neil Palmer

24 November 2022

Research shows charity and non-profit sector is significantly undervalued in national accounts

Researchers from Pro Bono Economics and the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence explain charities may be more than twice as valuable as first thought. Read More.

Pro Bono Economics & The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence

22 November 2022

Northern Ireland Charity Regulator opens consultation on strategy

The Northern Ireland Charity Regulator is consulting on how it will develop and grow over the next three years, as well as how it will engage with charities and the public. Read More.

Northern Ireland Charity Regulator

22 November 2022 

Charity Commission opens inquiry into Islamic Centre of England

The statutory inquiry has been opened over serious governance concerns. Read More.

Charity Commission

22 November 2022 

NCVO outlines its ambitions for the future

NCVO would like to develop its membership community, harness co-creation volunteering and work 'systematically to join the dots' on carbon footprint and diversity & inclusion across the voluntary sector. Read More.


16 November 2022

Scottish Charity Regulator welcomes the Charities (Regulation and Administration) Bill

The new legislative proposals aim to increase transparency and accountability in Scotland's charities, as well as the powers of the regulator. Read More.

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

15 November 2022

Government issues a response following the Butler-Sloss case

The Charity Commission confirms that charities can continue to rely on the legal position in its published guidance Charities and investment matters: a guide for trustees CC14 when making investment decisions. This guidance will be updated by the summer of 2023. For the judgement see: Butler-Sloss & Ors v Charity Commission. Read More.

Charity Commission

10 November 2022

Charity Commission issues official warning to Christ Church, Oxford

An official warning has been issued following findings that the trustees failed to manage the charity's resources responsibly. Read More.

Charity Commission

9 November 2022

Charity Finance Group to support the charitable sector in Scotland

The Charity Finance Group getting OSCR registration marks the first step in CFG supporting Scottish charities. Read More.

Charity Finance Group

9 November 2022

My Charity Commission Account service launches Spring 2023

The account will be the way that charities access online services, the Charity Commission also intend to use it to provide tailored support. Read more.

Charity Commission

9 November 2022

Social Enterprise UK reveals thousands of social enterprises are at risk of closure this winter

As operating costs and energy costs soar, social enterprises are concerned for the future. 3% of respondents to the Social Enterprise Barometer Report said they expected to close in the next few months. Read More.

Social Enterprise UK

9 November 2022

Charities Aid Foundation launches a £3m fund for small charities focused on social equity

The Keystone Fund will award unrestricted grants towards the costs of running a charity, strengthening capacity or building resilience. Read More.

Charities Aid Foundation

7 November 2022

Fundraising Regulator reminds charities what to do if the donations raised do not match the target

Sometimes when fundraising, charities may end up with a 'failed appeal' where the donations are either too low or too high. Find out more.

Fundraising Regulator