A new trustee training day will be held in Glasgow (location TBC) on Saturday 18 April.Read more
For the latest information and guidance on the Service Charity Sector and the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, please click here
From January 2018 to July 2018, the sector contracted by 4.5%.Read more
Commission reports on its double defaulter charity class inquiry.Read more
You must send an annual return (or update your details) every year if your charity is registered in England or Wales.Read more
“Transparency is not enough: Charities need to demonstrate authenticity to rebuild trust” Charity Commission tells charities.
Being true to their values and the ability to demonstrate efficiency and impact join transparency among the most important ingredients of trustworthiness in charities, according to new research.
The Charity Commission has published the latest in a series of authoritative, independent studies examining the factors that the public associate with a trustworthy charity.Read more
What’s required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed and run. They may be called trustees, the board, the management committee, governors, directors or something else.
This guidance explains what being a trustee involves.Read more
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will become law on the 25 May 2018. It’s important to consider how this will affect your charity.
GDPR is a new Europe-wide data protection law to provide greater protection around personal data, and it effects every organisation that handles such data.
If your charity asks for, receives or holds personal information from others (for example the email addresses of its users or staff) then these regulations will apply.Read more
Blog by Elizabeth George, Armed Forces specialist fundraiser
One could argue that the military charity sector is bursting with great leaders…Highly ranked, well known individuals who have done extraordinary things, under extreme circumstances and achieved the traditional trappings of heroic leadership in the process.
Many of these great men and women have had full careers leading Service people, and now lead the organisations that serve those self same Service people and their families.Read more