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The Charity Commission (Charity Commission)

  1. Watchdog censures Yorkshire charity over unmanaged conflicts of interest and unbalanced research

    Charity wound up after trustees found responsible for misconduct and/or mismanagement in the administration of charity

  2. Trustee of Aylesbury poverty relief charity disqualified after stealing over £200,000

    GTC removed from Register of Charities during statutory inquiry

  3. Charity Commission appoints Nick Baker as new Chief Operating Officer

    Nick Baker is Deputy Chief Constable at Staffordshire Police Force

  4. Regulator opens inquiry into Kent-based horse charity

    Inquiry to look into property held by National Equine Training Trust

  5. Charity watchdog opens inquiry into Islamic Research Foundation International

    Commission to examine concerns relating to charity that funds Peace TV

  6. Charity regulator continues to address concerns at connected Birmingham charities

    Commission opens new inquiry and appoints interim manager at Al-Hijrah Trust

  7. Charity Commission responds to Select Committee questions

    The Charity Commission has responded to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee’s questions on ‘the work of the Charity Commission.’

  8. Coronavirus (COVID-19): increased risk of fraud and cybercrime against charities

    This alert provides information and advice for charities about coronavirus (COVID-19) related fraud and cybercrime.

  9. Regulator concludes regulatory case involving Alzheimer’s Society

    Charity Commission reports on outcomes of its regulatory case involving the dementia charity

  10. Inquiry opened into Barry Green Memorial Fund following governance and financial management concerns

    Investigation of charity’s accounts prompts further inquiry by charity watchdog

  11. Generous donors urged to give safely to registered charities this Ramadan

    Regulator offers advice on ensuring charitable contributions reach the intended cause, including when giving online.

  12. Commission finds misconduct by charity that claimed to deliver public safety messages via Bluetooth

    Trustees disqualified after charity that owed £17million in business rates went into liquidation

  13. Charity regulator launches inquiry into housing and homelessness charity

    New investigation to examine expenditure and property transactions at The Ashley Foundation

  14. Aid charity involved in convoys to Syria “seriously mismanaged”, regulator concludes

    Charity Commission reports on its inquiry into Al-Fatiha Global

  15. Charity regulator appoints interim manager to Birmingham charity under inquiry

    Appointment follows continued concerns about Sikh Channel Community Broadcasting Company

  16. Regulators urge safe giving to charities as communities respond to Coronavirus pandemic

    The Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator urge people to ‘give safely’ as people continue to respond with generosity in the current crisis.

  17. Commission finds misconduct by charity who loaned half a million pounds to company of former trustee

    Charity was receiving no repayment for loan prior to inquiry opening.

  18. Filing charity annual returns during the coronavirus pandemic

    Any charity that needs an extension to their annual return deadline can contact the Charity Commission to ask for one.

  19. “Unscrupulous pattern of dishonesty” at 8 charities used to launder proceeds of crime from the sale of counterfeit medication

    Individuals disqualified following regulator’s inquiry into Chabad UK and 7 linked charities

  20. Advice for charities on serious incident reports during the coronavirus pandemic

    Charities are urged to check the most up to date advice on Coronavirus, COVID-19.