Simon Steeden has blogged for Civil Society on whether the charities and social enterprises sector his “hit the end of the road in its efforts to persuade the Government to repeal or amend the Lobbying Act”.
In this week's charity briefing, updates from the Fundraising Regulator; the Department of Health and Public Health England are inviting the applications to set up a new social prescribing scheme; the HCA is introducing fees for social housing regulation from 1 October 2027; the Government has established an independent review of full time social action in the UK; and the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator has opened a consultation on its draft fundraising guidance.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has publised a group case report into Plymouth Brethren Gospel Hall Trusts; HM Treasury has issued a consultation about increasing the audit thresholds for co-operative and community benefit societies; the Fundraising Regulator has published a list showing the charity payments for year 1 levy; and the Government has outlined proposals for a shared approach on data protection with the EU.
Luke Fletcher is interviewed by LinkedIn feature writer Samir Goel on his perspective on the innovative legal field.
Pioneers Post has reported on a recent E3M meeting at BWB. The E3M Social Enterprise Leaders Club is a quarterly gathering of leaders of some of the UK’s most successful social enterprises.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission is advertising upcoming outreach events; results from new research publised last week by the Institute of Fundraising and YouGov; and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has publised a new report.
In this week's Briefing, the Fundraising Regulator has publised a Rule Book for private sale fundraising, and the Government has launched a Consultation on the Package Travel Regulations.
In this week's Briefing: the Charity Commission has published its Annual Report and Accounts, as well as a case reports containing key issues dealt with in the run-up to the General Election; the Charity Givernance Code has been launched; Civil Society Futures has issued a call for evidence; and the Law Commission has begun a consultation on overhauling the law relating to wills.
In this week's Briefing, HRMC has published an annex to its Gift Aid guidance; the Fundraising Regulator has published its first Annual Report; the Commission on the Donor Experience has published a series of resources; and the Information Commissioner's Office has updated its subject access request codes of practice.
In this weeks Briefing, the Charity Commission has used its new power to issue its first publicised warning; HRMC has published the charity tax statistics; the Fundraising Regulator has added new requirements to the Code of Fundraising Practice and the ICO has updated its subject access code of practice.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has entered into a series of Memoranda of Understanding with local authorities and the Information Comissioner; various sector bodies have responded to the Queen's Speech; New Philanthropy Capital has published a new report; and the Competition and Markets Authority has publised an update.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has begun using its new power under section 181A Charities Act 2011; New Philanthropy Capital has published a short paper; NCVO, together with other umbrella bodies across the UK and in Ireland, have issued a Position Statement on Brexit negotiations; and other updates from the sector.
In this week's Briefing: New Philanthropy Capital has published its latest research on the state of the sector; CASS has published a new report; and National Voices and Social Enterprise UK have published the results of a survey of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and their use of the Social Value Act.
The Charity & Social Enterprise department are delighted to present their Summer 2017 Update.
In this week's Briefing: ACEVO has published “Speaking fairly, acting boldly: the legacy and achievements of charity campaigning”. The Government has confirmed that EU students will remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019. The Parliamentary Health Committee has published its report on the effect of Brexit on health and social care. The Social Economy Alliance has launched its manifesto for the General Election.
In this week's Briefing: the Information Commissioner has issued updated guidance; the Department for Education has published operational guidance for local authorities; the BBC reports the government is scrapping planned reforms to the non-contentious probate fee regime; and Pioneers Post has launched a special report.
In this week's Briefing: updates after the snap General Election announcement; the Charity Commission, OSCR and CCNI have published "enhanced joint guidance" for auditors and independent examiners; Institute of Fundraising has launched 'Good Asking' report; and a new report on adult social care from House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has launch new templates for preparation of accounts; Civil Exhange has published a new report; the House of Commons and House of Lords' Joint Committee on Human Rights has published a new report; the Information Commissioner's Office has launched a new set of resources aimed at improving records management in the health sector; and new report has been published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.