Tag Archives: Charity law and regulation

The Charity Commission’s ‘Statement of Strategic Intent’: what it says, and what it should say

The Charity Commission's new five-year strategy is ambitious and laudable, but there could be more focus on regulatory basics. Continue reading

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A big idea to support small charities

The National Fund is a £500m charity that legally can't spend a single penny. What can we do about it? Continue reading

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Public policy round-up: September 2018

This blog provides an overview of the key policy and regulatory changes of interest to charities for the month of September 2018 Continue reading

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The great society lotteries debate: It goes on

Our response to the DCMS consultation on society lottery reform, including whether caps on the size of society lotteries and on prizes should be increased. Continue reading

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Public policy round-up: August 2018

An overview of some of the key policy and regulatory developments of relevance to charities that happened in August 2018 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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Volunteering round-up: August 2018

This month, we respond to the civil society strategy and the government responds to the Full-Time Social Action review. Plus, thoughts on festival volunteering, automatic disqualification, and more Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about campaigning

The civil society strategy sets out a positive new tone on campaigning, but what does it mean in practice? Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about funding and finance

For a long time government has said that it wants to make it easier for charities, particularly smaller ones, to access funding. The civil society strategy lays out some ways this could happen. Continue reading

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Trust in charities hasn’t improved – what can we do?

New research shows public trust in charities is still in the doldrums. What might turn it around? Continue reading

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