New Laws And Regulations For Charities

Advice and commentary on new laws and regulations and what they mean for charities.

Does the charity sector need a bullying and discrimination ombudsman?

Many bullying, discrimination and harassment cases fall outside the Charity Commission’s remit - Rebecca Cooney asks whether another body could help

History is complicated – and charities have never been an 'antidote to politics'

Last year a National Trust report into slavery and colonialism caused a furore, and claims that charities should stay out of politics – but, as Rebecca Cooney finds out, that has never been an option

Geraldine Peacock: The Charity Commission must move away from old models

Is a fully independent third sector agency needed for a new era?

Analysis: Kids Company bosses make their case

Stephen Delahunty rounds up the much-anticipated High Court trial, where the Official Receiver has sought to disqualify former trustees and chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh

Ian MacQuillin: Fundraisers must fight hard to resist restrictions on what they do

The government and the regulator have a vision for the charity sector that is ideologically opposed to the one it has for itself

Rebecca Cooney: The National Trust deserves better than Baroness Stowell

Baroness Stowell’s comments about the National Trust may not have been as extreme as the Telegraph made them out to be, but they were still unhelpful and politically motivated

Debra Allcock Tyler: Face it – this government and regulator just aren’t that into us

Charities must not depend on the attention of those who don't value our work

Sarah Atkinson: 'My six-month plan did not include a global pandemic'

After 13 years at the Charity Commission, Sarah Atkinson has jumped the fence to become a charity chief executive. As a social mobility crisis looms, Rebecca Cooney finds out why she’d rather be in the room where it happens

Forced labour and charity products - what are charities' responsibilities?

A plea for help in a charity Christmas card sparked an investigation into Chinese factory conditions by the retailer Tesco. Rebecca Cooney asks what charities can do if they find themselves caught up in similar situations

Third Sector Podcast #10: Qualifications

In the latest Third Sector Podcast, we cover qualifications, Brexit and what happens when your small charity goes viral

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