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The Charity Commission (Charity Commission)

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector

    Guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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

    Charity Commission reports on its inquiry into Al-Fatiha Global

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

    Appointment follows continued concerns about Sikh Channel Community Broadcasting Company

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. “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

  8. 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.

  9. Inquiry finds mismanagement at charity that funded failed film project

    Regulator’s intervention leads to governance improvements at Fadak Media Broadcasts

  10. Trustee operated without oversight at ‘inadequately run’ charity finds Commission

    Trustee removed for failures including authorising his own expenses

  11. Charity operating in high-risk areas ‘reckless’ with charity’s money

    Commission finds misconduct and/or mismanagement in the administration of ANO

  12. Save the Children UK let down complainants and public over handling of allegations of workplace harassment

    Charity regulator criticises children’s charity over failures in its response to complaints about former CEO and highlights "serious weaknesses" in workplace culture

  13. "Every complaint about charities matters" - Charity Commission urges charities to "listen and learn" when they receive complaints

    The regulator has published a review of complaints and reports about charities.

  14. Charity watchdog finds trustees risked charity’s funds through inadequate management at religious charity

    Pastor has agreed to repay funds not spent on charitable purposes.

  15. South London charity under investigation over financial concerns

    Charity Commission opens investigation into The Everlasting Arms Ministries

  16. Regions and small charities get bigger role in advising on charity accounts

    Fourteen members have been newly appointed to the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) committee.

  17. Commission finds trustees dubbed ‘UK’s most prosecuted landlords’ may have exploited their charitable status for financial gain

    Trustees found responsible for mismanagement and misconduct and Bristol charity wound-up

  18. Transactions restricted after grant-making charity fails to implement improvements

    Inquiry opened into Resham Helping Hand following concern about safeguarding of funds

  19. Poor accounting practice in charities to be referred to professional body

    Charity Commission and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants sign information sharing agreement

  20. Charity Commission appoints Paul Latham as new Director of Communications and Policy

    Paul is currently Director of Communications and Strategy at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).