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Charity Update 8 June 2016



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

3 June 2016

Consultation on the external scrutiny of charity accounts

The Charity Commission issues a consultation on updating the framework for independent examination of charity accounts.

The Charity Commission  


2 June 2016

2016 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The winners of the 2016 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service are announced.  Nearly 200 organisations have been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service this year.

Cabinet Office and Rob Wilson MP  


1 June 2016

New £7 million fund to support financial capability projects

The Money Advice Service launches a new £7 million fund to support financial capability projects.  Launching across the UK, the What Works Fund will provide financial support for projects which are focused on building evidence of the types of interventions that can make a measurable difference to people’s financial capability.

The Money Advice Service


26 May 2016

Board member re-appointments and recruitment: Charity Commission

Matt Hancock announces four re-appointments to the Charity Commission board for England and Wales and the recruitment of three new board members.

Cabinet Office and The Charity Commission

ACEVO Chief Executive designate Asheem Singh says:

“The Charity Commission’s board has never been less representative or aware of the sector it is supposed to regulate."



23 May 2016

Views sought on the use of the Commission’s power to disqualify trustees

The Charity Commission launches a consultation on the proposed approach to using the new statutory power to disqualify individuals from acting as trustees.

The Charity Commission  

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