The documents in this collection set out how the Charity Commission registers and regulates charities in England and Wales.
Our regulatory work
We take a risk-based approach to regulating charities. We also follow the principles of best regulatory practice in our work, making sure our activities are:
Our regulatory work can affect:
- all charities
- a particular group of charities
- an individual charity
Our risk framework
Our risk framework explains our regulatory approach in more detail, including how we assess risk. It is the tool we use to determine when and how to get involved in work programmes or react to individual cases.
Strategic approaches to high-risk areas
Our strategies for dealing with 3 areas of high regulatory risk:
- fraud, financial crime and financial abuse in charities
- safeguarding issues in charities
- abuse of charities for terrorist purposes
Published 3 September 2013