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Yes, political think tanks deserve their charitable status

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Think tanks are critical to our political ecosystem. It is because of the important role of think tanks in informing debate and educating the public that many of them hold charitable status in England and Wales. Yet the nature of these charities is too often called into question.

Charity Commission and Electoral Commission chairs share advice for charities engaging in public debate

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The Electoral Commission and The Charity Commission logos.

A general election is on the horizon and we understand that many of you, as charity leaders and trustees, will see this as a critical moment to speak up for your beneficiaries and highlight your causes. Charities have a proud …

The lease-based model of supported housing – Charity Commission view

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The supported housing sector is a space where many aspects of civil society come together to meet the needs of vulnerable people. Although supported housing can be provided by local authorities, housing associations and private landlords, in many cases supported …

From our social media manager to yours: why implement a social media policy?

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New guidance published by the Charity Commission makes it clear that charities who use social media should have a policy in place and ensure that it’s followed. But, when you’re busy in the day-to-day (creating and scheduling posts, researching new …