Charity Update 30 July 2013
19 July 2013
The guidance, It's Your Decision, explains the key principles of decision making that the courts and the Charity Commission expect trustees to apply when they are making significant or strategic decisions about their charity.
22 July 2013
Recent topics include adverse inferences in regulatory proceedings before the SRA and BSB, Football Association rule changes, as well as Miller v General Medical Council on public/private hearings, and the decision in R (on the application of Adesina & Others) v Nursing and Midwifery Council on the subject of time limits for statutory appeals.
23 July 2013
HMRC has published detailed guidance on GASDS. Eligible charities and CASCs can claim payments from HMRC on small cash donations of £20 or less that they receive from 6 April 2013
25 July 2013
In Best to invest?, a new social investment guide for funders, NPC finds that the crucial ‘next wave’ of potential funders is being put off by the perceived complexity of social investment
New Philanthropy Capital
25 July 2013
The Charity Commission will consider whether Africa Relief Trust charity trustees have properly discharged their duties when making decisions to enter into tenancy agreements and concerns over their business rates relief arrangements.
29 July 2013
The latest Charity Commission newsletter includes tips on protecting against fraud and explains how to help shape the accounting framework for charities and obtain advice from the Information Commissioner's Office.