Welcome to the latest issue of Fieldfisher's Charity Update.
This issue features a warning against the threat of fraud, suggestions to the government to support medical research charities and a report on giving during the first few months of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you have any questions on any of these news items or other charity matters please contact any member of the Fieldfisher Charities team.
29 October 2020
A report by the Charities Aid Foundation finds that giving during the first months of lockdown was at levels normally seen during the peak seasonal fundraising months of November and December.Charities Aid Foundation
28 October 2020
Wherever possible, OSCR is encouraging charities to submit their reports and accounts to it by their deadline date.OSCR
26 October 2020
OSCR announces that, in collaboration with Scotland’s Third Sector Governance Forum, it is hosting, and taking part in a number of free, online events throughout the week.OSCR
23 October 2020
The Progressive Policy Think Tank suggests that the government introduce a new, three year life sciences charity partnership fund to support medical research charities.The Progressive Policy Think Tank
19 October 2020
The Charity Commission warns trustees and donors to strengthen defences as it fears the pandemic has created environments that are enabling charity fraud.The Charity Commission
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