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The Charities Bill

The Charities Bill

What is it? The Charities Bill was drawn up to simplify a number of processes to assist charities needing to consolidate and/or restructure. The Bill will implement the majority of recommendations made by the Law Commission in its report published in 2017. It will do...

How to ensure your charity remains sustainable?

How to ensure your charity remains sustainable?

Introduction The Oxford English Dictionary describes the term sustainability as; ‘able to be maintained at a certain rate or level’. For a charity, being sustainable involves a great deal of forward planning and preparation for the future. One of the core fundamentals...

How can charities maintain public trust?

How can charities maintain public trust?

In recent years charities have often found themselves featuring in negative headlines on a somewhat regular basis. Unfortunately, it’s very easy for charities to all be tarred with the same brush. These negative stories often result in individuals losing faith or...

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

New Grant Funding Available for Charity Retailers

New Grant Funding Available for Charity Retailers

Charity retailers can now access up to an additional £9m in grant funding if certain criteria are met. This is due to the government lifting the allowance limits previously capped by an outdated EU ruling. The Charity Retail Association and Charity Tax Group had...

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. Main Budget proposals Tax measures...