Author Archives: Douglas Dowell

Douglas Dowell

About Douglas Dowell

Douglas Dowell is one of NCVO's senior policy officers, working mainly on charity law and regulation.

New Charity Commission guidance on charities’ links to non-charitable organisations

NCVO's response to the Charity Commission's new guidance on how charities work with non-charitable organisations. Continue reading

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Automatic disqualification

Last week, the Charity Commission published guidance on the new rules on the automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers. The law comes fully into force on 1 August 2018. This blog post will sum up the changes. Continue reading

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The Charity Commission’s Annual Return 2018 consultation: A mixed bag

We've responded to the Charity Commission’s consultation on the Annual Return 2018. This blog explains what we said to them and why. Continue reading

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