In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has launched a new online form for reporting a serious incident. HMRC has published information about the VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services that starts on 1 October 2019. An unincorporated sports club has obtained an order requiring a company with the same name to change its name.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published a transcript of a speech by Chair Baroness Stowell outlining why “charities need to change to fulfill their much needed potential”. Social Enterprise UK has published a new report “Front and Centre – Putting Social Value at the Heart of Inclusive Growth”.
In this week's Briefing: HMRC has published guidance on the VAT treatment where a charity receives sponsorship and donations at the same time. The Universities Minister has called on all institutions to accept the IHRA definition of antisemitism and step up to tackle religious-based hate.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published a blogpost called “How to assess risk for charities working internationally”. BOND has published an update on the sector’s action to eradicate sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and unacceptable abuses of power.
In this week's Charity Briefing: The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has announced a new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings. Big Society Capital has launched Local Access, a new social investment programme.
In this week's Briefing: HM Treasury has published a consultation on the implementation of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) which could impact on charitable trusts. The Department of Education has published some Q&A about the introduction of compulsory relationships and sex education classes.
In this week's Briefing: The House of Commons Library has published a paper detailing preparation for medicines shortages after Brexit. The Parliamentary Environment Audit Committee has published a report “Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability”.
Emma Knuckey reports on recent developments at the Charity Commission and in the Charity Tribunal.
In this week's Briefing: The Institute of Fundraising has published a refreshed version of its “GDPR: The Essentials for Fundraising Organisations” guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office is consulting on new standards for those responsible for designing, developing or providing online services likely to be accessed by children.
In this week's Briefing: The Fundraising Regulator has published a report about complaints received about fundraising in 2017/18. Big Society Capital has launched a new research report for investors “Maximising your Philanthropy – a Guide to Social impact investing and Donor Advised Funds.
In this week's Briefing: The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has published “Community engagement and EU Exit: guidance for local authorities”. The Home Secretary has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security.
We were delighted to host the latest of our occasional Purposeful Business Conversations recently, in which GameShift introduced participants to the Evolved Value Framework (EVF).