Charity Update 6 September 2016
Simplifying technical issues in charity law
The Law Commission publishes a consultation paper asking consultees for their views on potential reforms to two areas of charity law:
- to make consistent across all types of charity the powers for changing a charity’s purpose, and
- to simplify the process by which charities seek trust corporation status.
Guidance on Common Reporting Standard
HM Revenue & Customs publishes guidance on the Common Reporting Standard for charities.
HM Revenue & Customs
Final Fundraising Preference Service and Levy & Registration proposals released by Fundraising Regulator
The Fundraising Regulator publishes a discussion paper outlining how the Regulator will enable individuals to receive only the fundraising communications they want and need.
Charities Statement of Recommended Practice ("SORP") research
OSCR is holding a research exercise intended to identify necessary changes for the next Charities SORP.
LIBOR funding: applications
HM Treasury announces that military and emergency services charities and other related good causes can now apply for the next round of LIBOR funding.