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BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises | 7 February >

In this week's Briefing: The Commission has now published the application form for a waiver of automatic disqualification as a trustee or senior manager of a charity. Further information is in the press release. The Charity Commission has published "Tackling Abuse and Mismanagement 2016-17", its annual report of its compliance casework Shelter has launched a commission into the future of social housing.

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BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises | 30 January >

In this week's Briefing: The Commission has issued advice to charities that have received donations from The Presidents Club Charitable Trust. The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has this week released a report on the potential impact of Brexit on the creative industries, tourism and the digital single market.

 

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BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises | 23 January >

In this week's Briefing, HRMC has withdrawn its ChA1 form from its website, replacing it with an "application for recognition from HMRC for your charity", and published new internal guidance on grants on contracts; the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has launched a new inquiry to investigate the ways in which taking part in culture activities can have a positive impact on helath; and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland's registration list has been renamed "the combined list". 

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BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises | 17 January 2018 >

In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has announced that the 2016 Act provisions on automatic disqualification of trustees will now be brought into force on 1 August 2018; the Department of Education has published updated privacy notice modeil documents for local authorities; and the Government has announced a funding pot of £1.7m to support and create mutual organisations to deliver public services. 

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BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises | 10 January 2018 >

In this week's Briefing, the Information Commissioner's Offcie has published a set of FAQs on GDPR specifically aimed at charities; the Government has published its response to the report of the House of Lords Committee on Charities; an inquiry into Grenfell Tower has been launched by the Equality and Human Right Commission; and BWB have announced that it will be opening a new charity hub in 2018. 

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