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Charity Update - 19 March 2020

Charity update 19th March 2020. 
We are all navigating unchartered waters as business and society faces up to the impact of COVID-19.  We very much hope you and your loved ones remain in good health.

Please be assured that Fieldfisher is continuing to work with clients to navigate COVID-19 related issues and on business as usual needs.  Do get in touch with us if you would like to chat anything through.

12 February 2020 - Fundraising Regulator

Refining the complaints process

The Fundraising Regulator sets out improvements they have made following a complaint.

18 March 2020 - Fundraising Regulator

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice on fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator provides advice for charities.

16 March 2020 - Civil Society

Not all charities will be able to access coronavirus loan scheme 

Civil Society reports that the Treasury has confirmed that charities will be eligible to benefit from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, but only if they receive half their income from trading activity.

13 March 2020 - OSCR

Charities and Coronavirus: An update from the regulator

OSCR looks at some specific concerns for charities.

12 March 2020 - The Charity Commission

Coronavirus: what to report and how

The Charity Commission urges charities to check the most up to date advice on Coronavirus, COVID-19.

11 March 2020 - Fundraising Regulator

Fundraising Regulator's registrant survey

The Fundraising Regulator publishes a report of the findings from a survey of its large charity, small charity and commercial registrants.

10 March 2020 - ACEVO

Sector calls for Chancellor to act to address impact of Coronavirus

ACEVO reports that it is one of eleven charity membership and infrastructure bodies to co-sign a letter to the Chancellor asking him to take urgent measures to support civil society organisations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

10 March 2020 - OSCR

Report published on changes to SCIO Dissolution Regulations

OSCR reports that an independent working group set up to advise the Scottish Government on changes to rules around SCIOs dissolving publishes its report.

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