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Charity Update - 7 March 2017



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

Future event 27/3/2017

Demystifying cancellation rights and blockchain within the art market

Fieldfisher LLP is hosting a seminar on cancellation rights (consumer regulations) and an introduction to blockchain in art. Please contact Helen Mulcahy at Fieldfisher LLP if you would like to attend.

Fieldfisher LLP  


3 March 2017

£2 billion to transform charity and voluntary sector funding

The minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson announces that experts have found vast sums lying unclaimed in dormant assets such as stocks and shares which "could help change millions of lives across the country by helping good causes rather than gathering dust in dormant accounts."

Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Independent Dormant Assets Commission, and Rob Wilson MP  


1 March 2017

NCVO to establish independent commission to review charity tax system

Sir Stuart Etherington has told the Chancellor in a letter that NCVO will set up an independent commission to carry out a full review of the charity tax system.

Civil Society  


27 February 2017

Charity Commission to hold public meeting in York

The Charity Commission will hold its next public meeting on 30 March 2017 at York CVS.

The Charity Commission  


24 February 2017

Regulator warns charities against the use of cash couriers

The Charity Commission and police strongly advise charities against the use of cash couriers.

The Charity Commission  


24 February 2017

OSCR celebrates Living Wage commitment

The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is now an accredited Living Wage Employer.



24 February 2017

Fundraising Regulator

The Fundraising Regulator invites you to have your say on the Fundraising Preference Service.

Fundraising Regulator

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