Sarah Clune considers various legal developments that will affect charities in the coming months, including the introduction of the Charities Act and the PSC register requirements

The Charity Commission has recently issued its updated guidance on fundraising (CC20). The guide is a must-read for charities which sets out six principles the trustees should follow. These principles are:

  • Plan effectively;

  • Supervise your fundraisers;

  • Protect your charity's reputation, money, and other assets;

  • Follow fundraising laws and regulation;

  • Follow recognised standards for fundraising; and

  • Be open and accountable.

The Fundraising Regulator (FR) will start its work in early July. From its launch date, the FR will take over complaint handling from the Fundrais...

Jean Yves

IICJ

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