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Commission awarded funding

The Charity Commission has been awarded funding from the Government of £5 million per year to help it respond to what the Commission says are significant increases in demand on its core regulatory functions, including registration and compliance.

The funding has been awarded as an…

Estate agency firm Cluttons is hosting a meeting for charities about "Formulating a stay vs go decision" on January 31st. The session will look at the drivers, data requirements and critical information that can affect the decision about whether to relocate.

The speakers will include:…

Well-known charity law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has announced plans to open a new charity hub in the City of London in early in 2018.

The new hub will occupy 4,000 square feet on the first floor of BWB’s office building, and will…

The disability charity Scope is transferring all its regulated and day services to  private healthcare provider Salutem.

The Scope services being transferred include three education facilities, 38 care homes and 10 day services located across England and Wales.

In a …

The Charity Retail Association launched an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) at Westminster on December 6th.  The APPG will represent the charity retail sector in parliament.

The new Group will be chaired by Liberal Democrat MP the Rt Hon. Sir Ed Davey.  Speaking at the launch, Davey…

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has announced it has set up a commission to review of the charity tax system.

The team of commissioners led by former Chairman of Inland Revenue Sir Nicholas Montagu…

The Charities Buying Group is holding its annual conference at Sadlers' Hall in London on Tuesday, 7 November, 2017.

The event will feature a range of exhibitors offering products to charities. Attendance is free for charities and not-for-profit organisations and includes refreshments…

The Government has announced an independent review of building regulations and fire safety. The review has been ordered in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in West London which killed at least 80 people.

The…