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Log in to the Charity Commission's online services, get a new password for your charity, and other services for charities.
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.
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.
Guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
How to set out your charity's purposes and rules in its governing document, how to start using it and how to change it.
Models, templates and guidance for constitutions, articles of association and trust deeds for a new charity or charitable trust. Print and complete these by hand.
Find out what being a charity trustee involves, if you can claim expenses and where to get help and advice.
The recruitment, appointment and induction process for new charity trustees and how to set a framework for recruitment.
Use our online service to keep your charity’s information and contact details up-to-date with the Charity Commission.
Before you start to set up a charity make sure that you know it is the best option for what you want to do.
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 how to make sure that your charity’s money is safe, properly used and accounted for.
How to get the right people with the right skills on your charity's trustee board.
This guide outlines what the law in England and Wales says a charity is.
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.
How to decide what your charity’s purposes are and write them in the ‘objects’ clause of your governing document.
Find out about the rules you must follow to govern your charity.
Find out how to identify and deal with conflicts of interest in your charity.
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