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New restrictions on who can run a charity: prepare now for the change

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Nick Mott (Charity Commission Practice and Guidance team).

Nick Mott (Deputy Head of Guidance & Practice) talks about the automatic disqualification rules coming into force on the 1 August 2018, and how you can prepare. Almost anyone can run a charity, but restrictions mean some people are automatically …

Why we need to be an enabling regulator – and what that means for our funding

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Helen Stephenson (Charity Commission CEO).

It’s been 3 months since I started as CEO of the Commission. During that time, I’ve met and listened to staff in the Commission’s four offices, visited trustees, staff and beneficiaries of charities ranging from small community groups to some …

What to do if your charity is facing financial difficulties?

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A calculator with some papers on a desk.

The Commission is only too aware, through our casework and conversations with charities, of the financial difficulties that many are facing. Over the past year we’ve seen a number of charities, some high profile, get into financial difficulties – the …