Policy paper

Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

An agreement of the relationship between the commission and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

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Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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This memorandum of understanding (MoU) sets out how the commission and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) propose to work together, both in coordinating their regulatory operations and formulating the regulatory policy framework within which they work, in the specific context of the BIS’s role as principal regulator of further education corporations and their connected charities in England.

It is intended to:

  • promote effective working and communication between the commission and BIS
  • provide clarity about their respective roles and responsibilities, working procedures, legal powers and constraints
Published 8 January 2014