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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 ...

Transgender individuals: information governance and the Equality Act 2010

Transgender individuals: information governance and the Equality Act 2010

It has been estimated that there are around 500,000 transgender people within the UK. The law and guidance that relates to the provision of services t ...

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 ...

Farewell ‘serious incidents’, hello PSIRF: a new era dawns for patient safety

Farewell ‘serious incidents’, hello PSIRF: a new era dawns for patient safety

Providers of NHS-funded care have almost 12 months from now to radically change the way they respond to and learn from patient safety incidents.   The ...

The Procurement Bill - implied terms in public contracts

The Procurement Bill - implied terms in public contracts

On 7 June 2022, we summarised the key commercial and contract management implications to be considered pursuant to the Procurement Bill (the “Bill”). ...

NHS Resolution publish thematic review of the first year of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP)

NHS Resolution publish thematic review of the first year of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP)

On 23 August 2022 NHS Resolution published its report reviewing the first year of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP). In this ...