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18 October 2021 — Press release
The Charity Commission is today warning charity leaders to protect their organisations against fraud and cybercrime, after new figures show charities reported almost £8.6 million of lost funds in the last financial year.
30 September 2021 — Speech
Helen highlights the impact of the pandemic, how we’ve responded to support charities and our plans looking ahead.
2 September 2021 — Press release
The Charity Commission’s statutory inquiry into the Alternative Animal Sanctuary found serious failures in the charity’s governance and financial management.
23 August 2021 — Blog post
Read Helen Stephenson’s blog about her series of roundtable discussions with leaders from small and medium size charities.
10 August 2021 — Guidance
Guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
19 February 2021 — Collection
Charity Commission case reports, decisions made, inquiry reports, regulatory alerts and statements on live cases.
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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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