Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Anne-Marie Gregory

Proposed Protect Duty: how might it impact the health and social care sector?

Proposed Protect Duty: how might it impact the health and social care sector?

This month marks the first anniversary of the Liverpool Women's Hospital attack, which killed the suspected bomber and injured the driver of the taxi ...

Charity annual returns to become more onerous?

Charity annual returns to become more onerous?

Completing your charity’s annual return is potentially going to be harder work from next year, with the Charity Commission looking to significantly in ...

Latest on legislative changes and code of practice updates for charities

Latest on legislative changes and code of practice updates for charities

As reported in our article published on 11 May 2022, the first tranche of provisions of the Charities Act 2022 are due to come into force in Autumn th ...

Is your charity reporting serious incidents as it should?

Is your charity reporting serious incidents as it should?

The Charity Commission’s recently published annual report for 2021-22 saw a 20% reduction in the number of serious incident reports made by charities ...

Trustee duties on bullying and harassment

Trustee duties on bullying and harassment

In August the Charity Commission clarified the responsibilities of trustees in preventing and responding to incidents of bulling and harassment in the ...

Recent Charity Commission inquiry: what can your charity learn?

Recent Charity Commission inquiry: what can your charity learn?

Charity Commission inquiry reports continue to give real life examples of the Charity Commission’s approach to its regulatory role.  The recent inquir ...

Charities update - September 2022

Charities update - September 2022

More changes are afoot for charities and, in this edition of our newsletter, we focus on important developments relating to how charities approach bul ...

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

How should charity trustees approach the thorny issue of avoiding investments that conflict with their charity’s purposes whilst at the same time tryi ...

How anti-corruption compliant is your charity?

How anti-corruption compliant is your charity?

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, compliance focus has been (understandably) dominated by the way in which the UK and other countries have ...

Update on Charity Commission inquiries

Update on Charity Commission inquiries

Over the last three months there have been a number of Charity Commission inquiry reports published.