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Charity Commission Opens Online System for Annual Returns

Charity Commission Opens Online System for Annual Returns

After a delay due to a technical issue the Charity Commission has now opened its online system for submitting annual returns. The system was originally scheduled to go live towards the end of April. But due to the delay it was not released until 5th of May.   What is...

Charities Statement of Recommended Practice

Charities Statement of Recommended Practice

A revised version of the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) is set to be updated from 1 January 2024. This is less than two years away. The charities SORP was first introduced in 2015 and updated in 2019 to clarify and reflect amendments and changes to...

Proposed rule changes on fundraising announced

Proposed rule changes on fundraising announced

From this Autumn rules are changing which should make it easier for charities to access money donated in a fundraising campaign that did not reach or exceed its planned target. The Charities Act 2022 received royal assent in February and a plan has now been...