Charities And The Law

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Faith and Good Works - Do they belong together?

Faith and Good Works - Do they belong together?

The link between faith and charity was once taken for granted, but the ground has shifted in recent years. Peter Stanford investigates, and interviews the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams

Legal update: Charity Commission consults on changes to annual return

Legal update: Charity Commission consults on changes to annual return

The government has also dropped proposals to change the definition of a charity for tax purposes, writes Adrian Pashley

Legal Update: The Charity Commission is getting tougher on misconduct

Legal Update: The Charity Commission is getting tougher on misconduct

The regulator is also improving its transparency, writes Adrian Pashley

Charities need a fair volunteering policy

Charities need a fair volunteering policy

After the National Trust was criticised for overstretching its voluntary staff, Jonathan Bruck and Chelsea Martin outline the legal considerations for charities

New law for cooperatives and community benefit societies

New law for cooperatives and community benefit societies

Some say the new legal structure will put industrial and provident societies on a par with companies; others are less positive. Sam Burne James reports

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