Governance Good Practice
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The online platform that allows people to help their neighbours had a tough time convincing the regulator of its charitable purpose. Sam Burne James reports
Plus: the government publishes draft legislation for the Finance Bill 2015, and community amateur sports clubs get new rules, writes Adrian Pashley
Charities can miss out on insurance money when legacies in wills that have been drafted with these firms fall through, so they should support the Lord Chancellor's call for regulation, writes the legal expert
Remote working has changed the way many organisations operate, but how does it affect the traditional format of a charity trustee meeting? Sam Burne James reports
Measures for charities in the Autumn Statement do not address broader complexity, writes Sam Burne James
Plus: Charity Commission consults on trustee guidance, the government consults on exceptions to the proposed ban on the use of corporate directors by UK companies, and names and disclosures legislation to come into force, writes Adrian Pashley
The Charity Commission's 84 operational guidance documents, known as the OGs, give an insight into how it expects its staff to work, writes Sam Burne James
Plus: Charity Commission upholds decision not to register Independent Press Regulation Trust, the trustee declaration form is compulsory and the draft Protection of Charities Bill has been published, writes Adrian Pashley
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Plus: A tougher approach on conflicts of interest, new developments for charities in Northern Ireland and Scotland and the Charity Commission website has moved, writes Adrian Pashley
Oxford, Cambridge and Durham colleges may have to disclose the salaries of some senior staff under the charity Sorp, leaving them open to poaching from other institutions. Sam Burne James reports
Charities naturally want to keep their fundraising ideas to themselves, but when a slogan or a concept goes viral, enforcement can be hard. Annette Rawstrone reports
Adrian Pashley provides an overview of recent developments in voluntary sector law, on behalf of the Charity Law Association
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