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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 [...]
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: http://www.bloomsburylawonline.com/charity-law/charity-law-bulletin/
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 [...]
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 [...]
E-petition to reinstate the old Charity Commission website As you may be aware, following the Government's phasing out of the Direct.gov webpages, much of the Charity Commission's helpful guidance and information that used to be there [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]