Tag Archives: Charity law and regulation

Dealing with abuse: Are criminal records checks the answer?

There is a lot of coverage of Oxfam this week – leading to a wider discussion on how we can deal with harm and abuse should it arise, and the role of criminal records. As we think about what steps we can all take next, here are some things to consider and resources you might find useful. Continue reading

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New updated member content: Volunteering and the Law

In light of NCVO's new volunteering and the law content, this blog post outlines the legal differences between an employee/worker, volunteer and voluntary worker, and explains how this might be relevant to your organisation. Continue reading

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Road Ahead 2018 – what does this year have in store for charities?

We look at some of the opportunities and challenges for charities in the coming year, according to findings in our new report The Road Ahead 2018. Continue reading

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Public Policy Round-Up: January 2018

An overview of the key policy and regulatory issues for charities during January 2018 Continue reading

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The Presidents Club scandal: what should charities be thinking about now?

The whole voluntary sector has been appalled by last week’s revelations from the Financial Times’ investigation into the Presidents Club Charitable Trust’s Annual Fundraising Dinner. But we know dealing with some of these issues can be complicated, so we wanted to offer some pointers to help with any questions which might arise. Continue reading

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Charity Tax Commission advisory and reference groups

Last November we announced that NCVO has established an independent Charity Tax Commission to undertake a full review of charitable tax reliefs in the UK. The commission is being chaired by Sir Nicholas Montagu, who’s joined by a board of six commissioners with extensive charity, economic and fiscal expertise. Continue reading

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Baroness Stowell – what happens next and do pre-appointment hearings matter?

Baroness Stowell is the preferred candidate for Charity Commission chair - what next and do pre-appointment hearings matter? 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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Brexit: An end-of-year review

A review of the major developments around Brexit in 2017, what to expect in 2018, and what this might mean for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Public Policy Round-Up: November 2017

This blog provides a summary of the key policy and regulatory changes relevant to charities and volunteering in November 2017 Continue reading

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