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Comment and speeches: Charity Commission

Authored articles and speeches from Charity Commission board members and staff on topics or ideas relevant to its work.

Contents

  1. Comment
  2. Speeches

Comment

From time to time, the Charity Commission publishes comment pieces on topics or ideas relevant to its work. These are authored by individual members of staff and are not necessarily identical with the commission’s corporate position on issues. They may reflect new ways of thinking or approaching a subject.

  1. Talking to trustees

    • Speech
  2. Education in charity law: informing the debate

    • Speech
  3. Governance “horror story”

    • Speech
  4. Who is affected by the decisions of the Charity Commission?

    • Speech
  5. Standing on Firm Ground

    • Speech
  6. Changing attitudes to ethical investment?

    • Speech
  7. Charity members and their duties

    • Speech
  8. Charity land: register it or risk losing it

    • Speech
  9. Cracking down on 'double defaulting' charities

    • Speech
  10. Charity trustees' duty to avoid or manage conflicts of interest

    • Speech
  11. Uncharitable activities

    • Speech
  12. Protecting your charity's reputation

    • Speech
  13. Mind the pennies - using the Charity Tribunal

    • Speech
  14. Telling your charity's story

    • Speech
  15. What makes a charity?

    • Speech
  16. Signed, sealed, defaulted

    • Speech

Speeches

Commission staff speak at a range of events on a variety of subjects, ranging from the challenges facing charity trustees during times of change, to the commission’s strategic review. These speeches may be of interest to charity trustees, journalists and anyone with a general interest in the charity sector.

  1. William Shawcross speech at Wild Search

    • Speech
  2. Sarah Atkinson speech at Fundraising Week, 20 April 2016

    • Speech
  3. Sarah Atkinson speech at the Bond Conference, London, 1 March 2016

    • Speech
  4. William Shawcross speech at commission’s public meeting in Southampton

    • Speech
  5. Sarah Atkinson speech, Westminster Policy Forum, 26 January

    • Speech
  6. William Shawcross remarks in the River Room, House of Lords

    • Speech
  7. William Shawcross presentation to Fundraising Summit, 4 December 2015

    • Speech
  8. Charity Commission: Annual Public Meeting opening notes

    • Speech
  9. Sarah Atkinson speech at the Institute of Fundraising - National Fundraising Convention on 7 July 2015

    • Speech
  10. On 24 June 2015, William Shawcross addressed the Princess Royal's Charities Forum at Buckingham Palace.

    • Speech
  11. Rathbones Charity Conversations series 2015: William Shawcross' speech

    • Speech
  12. Upholding public trust and confidence

    • Speech
  13. Charity Finance Summit 2014

    • Speech
  14. William Shawcross speech: Voluntary Action Leeds AGM

    • Speech
  15. Churches' Legislation Advisory Service: William Shawcross speech

    • Speech
  16. Lord Mayor’s Charity Leadership Programme: William Shawcross

    • Speech
  17. Rathbones Charity Symposium: William Shawcross's speech

    • Speech
  18. Westminster Social Policy Forum: Sam Younger's speech

    • Speech
  19. National Federation of Women's Institutes: William Shawcross

    • Speech
  20. ACEVO Annual Conference 2012: William Shawcross's speech

    • Speech