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Access to our online services has changed. Set up or sign into your new My Charity Commission Account.
How to set up your new 'My Charity Commission Account' to access online services on behalf of your charity.
Charities registered in England or Wales must send an annual return to the Charity Commission or report their income and spending every year.
Understand how your legal duties are relevant to your charity’s use of social media.
Guidance to help you set up and run your charity.
Use our online service to keep your charity’s information and contact details up-to-date with the Charity Commission.
Decide whether to set up a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), a charitable company or an unincorporated association or trust.
What's required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
Models, templates and guidance for constitutions, articles of association and trust deeds for a new charity or charitable trust.
What to do to protect people who come into contact with your charity through its work from abuse or mistreatment of any kind.
Find out what procedures you need to follow to resign as a charity trustee or remove a trustee from the board.
Find out what being a charity trustee involves, if you can claim expenses and where to get help and advice.
How to set out your charity's purposes and rules in its governing document, how to start using it and how to change it.
Before you start to set up a charity make sure that you know it is the best option for what you want to do.
This guide outlines what the law in England and Wales says a charity is.
How to get the right people with the right skills on your charity's trustee board.
Guidance for charity trustees about serious incidents: how to spot them and how to report.
The recruitment, appointment and induction process for new charity trustees and how to set a framework for recruitment.
How to register your charity once it has been set up, what you need before you start your application and what happens after you apply.
Find out how trustees can make the right decisions about investing charity funds.
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