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Monday, March 19th, 2012

Charities Act, Registration & Priorities

New Act

The Charities Act 2011 came into force from 14 March. It does not change charity law, but annual accounts and other formal documents that include references to the Charities Acts 1993 or 2006 should from now include references to the 2011 act. More info here

Registration

From 1 March all supporting documents for charity registration must be sent as PDFs with the online application. More info and a rant from our legal expert.

PS: Have a look at this rather unexciting but helpful video on How to create a PDF for free

Strategy & Priorities

Details of the Charity Commission strategic priorities and risk framework for 2012-2015 – and what it will mean for individual charities.

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