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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 2015

Charity Commission warnings to charities about particular risks or vulnerabilities.

  1. Regulator encourages donors to give safely this Ramadan

    • Press release
  2. Ramadan: safer giving

    • News story
  3. Commission issues warning about scams

    • Press release
  4. Donate only to registered charities responding to Nepal earthquake

    • Press release
  5. Funding of non-charitable organisations

    • News story

Alerts issued in 2014

Charity Commission warnings to charities about particular risks or vulnerabilities.

  1. Safeguard charity fundraising, Charity watchdog reminds charities

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

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

    • Press release
  4. Give safely this Ramadan

    • Press release
  5. Cheque fraud alert published

    • News story
  6. Syria and aid convoys

    • 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

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

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

    • News story
  4. CharityGiving website suspended - latest advice

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

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

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

    • Press release
  8. Safer giving advice for Syria

    • News story

Alerts issued prior to 2013

  1. Alerts issued prior to 2013

    • Guidance