24 August 2022
Ann Phillips appointed as Charity Commission Legal Board Member
Ann Phillips has been appointed for a three-year term, starting on 1 September 2022. Read More.
24 August 2021
OSCR publishes its Annual Report and Accounts 2021-22
The report shows an increase in the number of registered charities in Scotland, and also shows that the percentage of charities late in submitting their annual return and accounts has increased on pre-pandemic levels. The number of concerns raised about charities has also increased. Read More.
19 August 2022
Charity removed from the register after trustee attempted to avoid business rates
The Charity Commission has removed Achiezer from the register of charities, as well as disqualifying two of the charity's trustees. The Commission concluded that the trustees' actions constituted serious mismanagement and/or misconduct. Read More.
18 August 2022
Charitable causes receive over £1.6bn through Give As You Earn
The Charities Aid Foundation, Give As You Earn payroll giving service celebrates 35 years in 2022. Read more.
Charities Aid Foundation
16 August 2022
Inquiry opened into charity after concerns a disqualified trustee was still acting as a trustee
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into JAFLAS following concerns that a disqualified individual has continued to play a role in the charity. Read More.
15 August 2022
Charity Commission appoints interim manager to Potanin Foundation
A statutory inquiry was opened into the charity following the sanctioning of the charity's founder member. The Commission's inquiry remains ongoing. Read More.
12 August 2022
New Know Your Neighbour Fund established
This new fund is designed to deliver up to £14m of funding, over three financial years, to support activities enabling volunteering and tackling loneliness in targeted high deprivation local authority areas in England. The fund is now open for application for grants. Read more.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
11 August 2022
Charity Commission clarifies responsibilities in preventing and responding to incidents of bullying and harassment
The regulator co-chaired a working group involving a range of charity sector and other representatives. The group focused on the discussion and clarification of the roles and responsibilities of the regulator and the sector. Read more.
10 August 2022
More than a quarter of the UK population donate to animal charities
An estimated 15 million people donated to animal charities last year, with an average monthly donation of £20.
Charities Aid Foundation
8 August 2022
Charity Commission announces its next Annual Public Meeting
The Charity Commission Chair, Orlando Fraser QC and CEO, Helen Stephenson CBE and their colleagues will provide updates on the Commission's work. The meeting is on Wednesday 12 October at 10:45am.
4 August 2022
Guidance issued on the Charities Act 2022
The Charity Commission issues guidance on the changes introduced by the Charities Act 2022. Read more.
3 August 2022
Two former trustees of a Manchester Charity are disqualified
The Charity Commission's statutory inquiry into The Moss Side and Hulme Community Development Trust found "persistent and prolonged" failures by its former trustees. Read more.
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