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Charity Update - 9 May 2018



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

4 May 2018

Make sure your charity is ready for GDPR

The Charity Commission reminds charities that the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will become law on the 25 May 2018.

The Charity Commission

For further information on GDPR please see the Fieldfisher GDPR blog - and for advice contact our GDPR team.


4 May 2018

OSCR publishes interim safeguarding guidance

OSCR publishes Safeguarding Guidance: Keeping vulnerable beneficiaries safe, which explains what is meant by safeguarding and highlights key steps charity trustees can take to make sure that safeguarding is considered in an appropriate way.


3 May 2018

The Institute of Fundraising reviews guidance on acceptance and refusal of donations

The Institute of Fundraising releases updated guidance on acceptance and refusal of donations.

Institute of Fundraising

30 April 2018

New welcome pack for charity trustees

The Charity Commission publishes a new welcome pack for charity trustees which focuses on the main duties of the role.

The Charity Commission

26 April 2018

Almost three quarters of insider frauds at charities enabled by excessive trust and lack of challenge from others within the charity

The Charity Commission publishes a new study about insider fraud.

The Charity Commission

25 April 2018

New figures show large numbers of businesses and charities suffer at least one cyber attack in the past year

Businesses are urged to protect themselves against cyber crime after new statistics show over four in ten of businesses and two in ten charities suffered a cyber breach or attack in the past 12 months.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Information Commissioner's Office, National Cyber Security Centre and Margot James MP

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