Latest issue of Charity Commission News

The latest newsletter from the Commission includes articles on submitting your 2017 annual return, passwords for online services and the GDPR helpline for charities. Read more here.

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Budget measures related to Universal Credit

In the recent budget the Government announced a package of improvements for new claimants of Universal Credit, including: Slight reduction in waiting period Advance payments Transition payments for those in…

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Charity Governance Awards 2018

There is still time to enter the Charity Governance Awards 2018, which recognise and reward charities achieving great governance, with prizes of £5,000. The awards shine a spotlight on the trustees,…

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Autumn Budget 2017 summary

There was little mention of the third sector in this week’s autumn budget statement. However, several sector umbrella bodies, including NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) and Navca have published…

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Charity Commission issues alert about Phishing scams

Following an increase in the number of reported phishing scams, the Commission is urging charities to be vigilent and protect themselves from harm. Phishing is when fraudsters attempt to hoax…

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