BWB and a number of other sector bodies such as ACEVO, BOND, CFA and DSC have submitted evidence to the Charity Commission regarding the proposed amendments to the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill.

The submitted briefing highlights the grave concerns regarding certain permissions in the Bill, including Warning Notices and discretionary disqualification, which may fundamentally change the nature of the relationship between charities and the regulator, threatening the independence of charities. The group of charity sector bodies are calling for “better safeguards and routes of redress in relation to the proposed power for the Charity Commission to give official warnings to charities”.

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Posted on 17/12/2015 in BWB In The Media

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