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Charity update 3 February 2016

Penny Wotton
08/02/2016

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United Kingdom

1 February 2016

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report on the charity Kids Company

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee finds that while ultimate responsibility lies with the charity’s "negligent" trustees, Government and regulators such as the Charity Commission must also learn lessons from this failure. (The Charity Commission response.)

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

 

29 January 2016

Trustees must engage with finance guidance

The Charity Commission updates key finance guidance to show clearly that trustees are ultimately responsible for their charity's finances.

The Charity Commission

 

9 January 2016

Scottish Government water scheme saves charities money

The OSCR reports that applications are now open for the 2016-17 Water Exemption Scheme that enables charities to pay less on their water bills.

OSCR

 

25 January 2016

Trustees of charities must fulfil their responsibilities

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee finds it is the failure of trustees to fulfil their responsibilities which lies behind the causes of last summer’s charity fundraising scandals.

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, and chair of the review of fundraising self-regulation, comments on the report. The Charity Commission’s responds to the report.

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee