The commission’s governance framework sets out the roles, responsibilities and procedures for the effective and efficient conduct of its business. It covers: the structure of the commission its regulatory approach, mission and values how transparency is maintained how the board… Read more ›
A report of a commission case on the Former Lacewood School.
The Chancellor has today announced in the Spending Review a freeze to the Charity Commission’s funding over the next 4 years. The current funding for the commission in 2015/16 is £20.3 million. The new financial settlement for the next 4… Read more ›
The commission reports on its accounts monitoring reviews to: make charities more transparent and accountable help trustees understand the risks charities face improve reporting standards
A report published today by the Charity Commission suggests that many charities may be incorrectly overstating their governance costs in their public annual returns or their accounts. The regulator identified 76 charities with an annual income of over £500,000 that… Read more ›
The Charity Commission is issuing an alert to charities to draw their attention to the Financial Action Task Force’s public consultation to consider amendments and updates to its Interpretative Note for Recommendation 8 focused on non-profit organisations and the risk… Read more ›
A report of a commission case on Cowbridge Comprehensive School Trust.
How do you make sure that you act in your charity’s best interests? It’s not about protecting your position as a trustee or even the jobs of all your staff. It’s not really about preserving your charity forever (although planning… Read more ›
Government response: Former trustee sentenced to 4 months for supplying false information to Charity Commission
The Charity Commission responds to the sentencing of Will Clark, a former trustee of the removed charity Rainbow Rooms, who has been sentenced to 28 months for a range of offences. Four months relate to the charge of supplying false… Read more ›
Earlier this year we engaged with the charity on this matter and made clear that the posting of the video on the charity’s website was wholly inappropriate, and unacceptable for a trustee to do so. We raised concerns about whether… Read more ›