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28 March 2022 — Guidance
Guidance for charities and trustees responding to the crisis in Ukraine.
13 April 2022 — News story
Charity Commission alert to raise awareness of the risk of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment of those in need of assistance.
13 May 2022 — Corporate report
Charity Commission Summary Business Plan for 2022 to 2023.
4 May 2022 — Speech
In his first speech as Chair of the Commission, Orlando Fraser sets out his intention to lead an expert regulator that is fair, balanced and independent.
19 February 2021 — Collection
Refresh your knowledge with the Charity Commission’s 5-minute guides.
Charity Commission case reports, decisions made, inquiry reports, regulatory alerts and statements on live cases.
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We register and regulate charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence.
Charity Commission is a non-ministerial department.
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Closed on Wednesdays between 11:50am and 1pm for staff training.Find out how to get a password or log in to Charity Commission online serviceshttps://www.gov.uk/guidance/online-services-for-charities. You can write to us at the address below, but you will get a much quicker answer by using the phone.Charity CommissionPO Box 211BootleL20 7YX
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Use the enquiry form to contact the Charity Commission in writing.
Contact Form: Complain about a charity
What to do if a charity won't deal with your complaint, or if you suspect illegal activity like terrorism or abuse.
Charities must report serious incidents to us, and explain how incidents are being dealt withFind out how to report serious incidents and what to report.https://www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-report-a-serious-incident-in-your-charity
Find out what sort of wrongdoing you can report to the Charity Commission, and how to report it.https://www.gov.uk/guidance/report-serious-wrongdoing-at-a-charity-as-a-worker-or-volunteer
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