The purpose of this alert is to provide knowledge and prevention advice to independent schools and parents of students, in order to prevent them from falling victim to payment diversion fraud – a fraud that involves falsely creating or diverting… Read more ›
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a new statutory inquiry into Hope House School Limited, registered charity number 1121132. The investigation was opened on 9 October 2017. The charity’s objects are to… Read more ›
Charities with financial years ending on 31 March 2017 have less than four weeks to go before the final deadline to file their annual return. By law, these charities must submit a return by 31 January 2018, no later than… Read more ›
Updated: Less than a fortnight to go before the final deadline to file the annual return, if your charity’s financial year ends on 31 March 2017. If your charity’s financial year ends on 31 March 2017 you have less than… Read more ›
The Charity Commission has made a number of amendments to the content of the annual return for 2018 (AR18), after an extensive consultation with charities throughout the autumn. It says the new annual return will make for an easier user… Read more ›
The Charities (Annual Return) Regulations 2017 were made on 20 December 2017 and came into force on 1 January 2018.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has appointed Kenneth Dibble, currently Director of Legal Services at the Charity Commission, as the Commission’s new legal board member. Kenneth will be relinquishing his executive role prior to joining the board… Read more ›
Press release: Individual disqualified as trustee for 4 years after failure to evidence how charity funds were used
The charity watchdog has today published a report of its statutory inquiry into Deen Team – this sets out the regulatory action it has taken including that it has disqualified an individual from being a trustee for 4 years. The… Read more ›
A statement of the results of a Commission inquiry into Deen Team (registered charity number 1155560).
Press release: Review your charity’s safeguarding and governance arrangements, Charity Commission advises
The Charity Commission is alerting all charities to the importance of providing a safe and trusted environment for anyone who comes into contact with them, including staff and volunteers. The new alert follows a number of recent reports to the… Read more ›