The Charity Commission (Charity Commission)
You must send an annual return (or update your details) every year if your charity is registered in England or Wales.
What to do to protect people who come into contact with your charity through its work from abuse or mistreatment of any kind.
What's required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
Decide whether to set up a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), a charitable company or an unincorporated association or trust.
Find out what it means to be a charity and what to do if setting up a charity is the right option for you.
Models, templates and guidance for constitutions, articles of association and trust deeds for a new charity or charitable trust.
How to set out your charity's purposes and rules in its governing document, how to start using it and how to change it.
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 what being a charity trustee involves, if you can claim expenses and where to get help and advice.
How to decide what your charity’s purposes are and write them in the ‘objects’ clause of your governing document.
This guide outlines what the law in England and Wales says a charity is.
Guidance for charity trustees about serious incidents: how to spot them and how to report.
How to get the right people with the right skills on your charity's trustee board.
How to manage and review your charity's connection to a non-charity.
Before you start to set up a charity make sure that you know it is the best option for what you want to do.
The recruitment, appointment and induction process for new charity trustees and how to set a framework for recruitment.
Charity trustees must 'have regard' to the Charity Commission's public benefit guidance when carrying out activities to which it's relevant.
Tell the Charity Commission if you close a registered charity.
Find out what procedures you need to follow to resign as a charity trustee or remove a trustee from the board.
As a new charity trustee, this guide will help you in your role.
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