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.

What NCVO thinks about a new draft Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator (FR) has been consulting on a new, redrafted Code of Fundraising Practice, and the consultation closed on Friday 16 November. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about regulation

What the commitments in the government's civil society strategy mean for charity law and regulation. Continue reading

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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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