Charity Commission registration applications

2016-04-12T09:12:38+01:00April 12th, 2016|

We have received an update on the transitional arrangements for the use of old and new forms of application for registration from the Charity Commission. The updated timetable is as follows: The new form has been available for use since 14 March and the expectation is that all new applications will now be made using [...]

Charity Law Bulletin by Hubert Picarda QC

2016-03-17T13:49:26+00:00March 17th, 2016|

Hubert Picarda QC has recently started writing a free Charity Law Bulletin, which he would like to offer to members of the CLA to read and benefit from. First issue:  

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill

2015-12-03T16:26:08+00:00December 3rd, 2015|

On Tuesday 1 December 2015, representatives of the CLA working party on the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill and the working party on social investment were pleased to attend an NCVO Briefing Session for MPs on the Bill ahead of the Second Reading.  Whilst the CLA working party continues to have serious concerns about [...]

Charity Law & Policy Unit, University of Liverpool Seminar to take place in London – 25 November 2015

2015-11-10T20:00:50+00:00November 10th, 2015|

Dear friends and colleagues, 'Dealing With Risk by Avoiding it: How the Approach of Banks and Financial Institutions to their Counter-Terrorist Financing Obligations is Harming the Non-Profit Sector.’ 25th November 2015, 6pm-7pm I am pleased to invite you to attend the first seminar of this academic year, at which Matt Shillito will be building on [...]

E-petition to reinstate the old Charity Commission website

2015-08-18T09:21:45+01:00August 18th, 2015|

E-petition to reinstate the old Charity Commission website As you may be aware, following the Government's phasing out of the webpages, much of the Charity Commission's helpful guidance and information that used to be there is no longer readily available. This is much to the detriment of the charity sector. CLA Executive Committee member, [...]

Charity Commission – new postal address

2015-08-14T09:32:55+01:00August 14th, 2015|

We have received the following message from the Charity Commission: “I am writing to notify you that the Commission’s address for service is changing from 11 August 2015.  It would be much appreciated if you could forward this information on to your members. From tomorrow, the old PO Box 1227 address will cease to exist [...]

Letter from the Charity Commission to the CLA for recruitment

2015-04-30T16:55:49+01:00April 30th, 2015|

The Charity Commission has asked that we help spread the word about the current recruitments in the Legal Services Team; please see letter attached from Kenneth Dibble. We have also been informed that deadline for expressions of interest in the post of Head of Charitable Status has been extended to midnight on 7th May.

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