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Charity Update | January 2020


United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

16 January 2020

OSCR will be at The Gathering 2020

This year OSCR is to sponsor the free annual Gathering event organised by SCVO.

15 January 2020

Fundraising Regulator publishes new Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 guidance

The Fundraising Regulator publishes new guidance to help charities fully comply with the fundraising reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016.
Fundraising Regulator

15 January 2020

What the Fundraising Regulator has learned from answering enquiries

The Fundraising Regulator reports that, since it was established in 2016, it has responded to over 4,000 enquiries.
Fundraising Regulator​

15 January 2020

How do charities approach investing in line with their purpose and values?

The Charity Commission is seeking views until Tuesday 31 March 2020.
The Charity Commission

13 January 2020

Public sector volunteers less satisfied

NCVO reports that the research, Time Well Spent: volunteering in the public sector, finds that 94% of those volunteering in the public sector say that they were satisfied with their experience but only 47% said they were ‘very satisfied’ compared to 58% among charities and community group volunteers.

13 January 2020

Charities who have missed their reporting deadlines need to submit information quickly to avoid reputational damage

Currently 1,600 of Scottish charities (6.5% of the total) have missed their deadline and have still to submit annual documentation to OSCR.

13 January 2020

Cyber Essentials Grants

With the support of the Scottish Government, SCVO are providing a small grants scheme to enable third sector organisations to achieve Cyber Essentials accreditation.

10 January 2020

Consultation on society lottery reforms

The Gambling Commission is seeking views on strengthening some aspects of the Licence conditions and codes of practice and producing guidance related to information available to consumers.
Gambling Commission

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