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Regulatory alerts: Charity Commission

Alerts and warnings issued by the commission about particular risks or vulnerabilities which could affect charities and their operations.

As part of the Charity Commission’s regulatory compliance work, which includes liaison with charities, sector umbrella bodies and other agencies, it may become aware of particular risks or vulnerabilities which potentially affect charities and their operations.

Where appropriate, the commission raises awareness of particular risks facing charities as they come to its attention. Charity trustees need to be vigilant about those who want to exploit and abuse their charities.

Alerts issued in 2014

Charity Commission warnings to charities about particular risks or vulnerabilities.

  1. Safeguard charity fundraising, Charity watchdog reminds charities

    • 27 November 2014
    • Press release
  2. Alert for charities: reporting serious incidents (RSI)

    • 2 September 2014
    • News story
  3. Donate to registered charities experienced in working in Gaza

    • 11 August 2014
    • Press release
  4. Give safely this Ramadan

    • 30 June 2014
    • Press release
  5. Cheque fraud alert published

    • 4 April 2014
    • News story
  6. Syria and aid convoys

    • 21 February 2014
    • News story

Alerts issued in 2013

Charity Commission warnings to charities about particular risks or vulnerabilities.

  1. Give to established charities working in the Philippines

    • 12 November 2013
    • Press release
  2. Eid-al-Adha: 15-16 October 2013

    • 14 October 2013
    • News story
  3. Reminder for charities working in high risk areas overseas

    • 27 September 2013
    • News story
  4. CharityGiving website suspended - latest advice

    • 18 July 2013
    • News story
  5. Be aware of suspect donations - advice for charities

    • 27 June 2013
    • News story
  6. Safer giving - advice for charities and the public

    • 1 June 2013
    • News story
  7. Commission warns charities on business rates relief

    • 20 May 2013
    • Press release
  8. Safer giving advice for Syria

    • 8 April 2013
    • News story

Alerts issued prior to 2013

  1. Alerts issued prior to 2013

    • 10 May 2013
    • Guidance