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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 and use your new '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.
Guidance to help you set up and run your charity.
How to set up and use your new 'Charity Commission Account' and manage other users’ access and permissions.
Decide whether to set up a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), a charitable company or an unincorporated association or trust.
Models, templates and guidance for constitutions, articles of association and trust deeds for a new charity or charitable trust.
Find out about the rules you must follow to govern your charity.
What's required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
What to do to protect people who come into contact with your charity through its work from abuse or mistreatment of any kind.
How to set out your charity's purposes and rules in its governing document, how to start using it and how to change it.
Find out what being a charity trustee involves, if you can claim expenses and where to get help and advice.
Find out what procedures you need to follow to resign as a charity trustee or remove a trustee from the board.
Before you start to set up a charity make sure that you know it is the best option for what you want to do.
Guidance for charity trustees about serious incidents: how to spot them and how to report.
This guide outlines what the law in England and Wales says a charity is.
How trustees set up their Charity Commission Account.
Use our online service to keep your charity’s information and contact details up-to-date with the Charity Commission.
The recruitment, appointment and induction process for new charity trustees and how to set a framework for recruitment.
How to get the right people with the right skills on your charity's trustee board.
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