New research recommends that charities do more to promote diversity on their boards and encourage applications from women, young people and people from ethnic minority and socially diverse backgrounds. The report was commissioned by the Office for Civil Society and… Read more ›
Research and analysis: Taken on Trust: awareness and effectiveness of charity trustees in England and Wales
This page includes: Charity Commission response to Taken on Trust research Taken on trust research: awareness and effectiveness of charity trustees in England and Wales provider perspective on advice and support for charity trustees
One of the most damaging types of fraud is insider fraud. This is fraud committed by someone involved with the charity, whether a trustee, an employee or volunteer. As well as taking money away from the charity that could be… Read more ›
The Charity Commission for England and Wales welcomes today’s publication of the UK’s National Risk Assessment (NRA 2017) of money laundering and terrorist financing and in particular the chapter on non profit organisations (NPO) – which includes charities. The NRA… Read more ›
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into Dream It Believe It Achieve It, a charity working to advance the physical education of children and young people and to relieve… Read more ›
This is the second annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week, aiming to help you increase resilience against fraud. A group of around 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and other stakeholders are joining forces to help combat fraud targeted against charities. The… Read more ›
Phishing is when fraudsters attempt to hoax users and get hold of sensitive information such as: usernames passwords credit card details They do this through electronic communication like email, pop-up message, phone call or text message. Action Fraud get around… Read more ›
Press release: Regulator publishes reports of cases involving individuals convicted of terrorism offences
The Charity Commission has published reports for two regulatory compliance cases involving individuals who were convicted of terrorism offences and whose actions were linked to charity. The reports demonstrate the risks to charities of being abused as vehicles for terrorism.… Read more ›
A report of a Commission case on Risks to charities from an individual associated with terrorism – Mashoud Miah.
A report of a Commission case on Risks to charities from an individual associated with terrorism – Syed Hoque.