Charity Commission Business Plan

The Charity Commission’s clear purpose is to ensure that charity can thrive and inspire trust so that people can improve lives and strengthen society. In 2020-21, the two overarching areas of focus were as follows: being open for business and becoming a better, more professional organisation. The global health emergency has presented unprecedented challenges, requiring […]

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The Six Key Ways Tech is Making Charities More Resilient

Digital technology has been a vital safety net for so many organisations throughout the pandemic. Looking ahead, it’s become clear that digital tech and the skills gained during the pandemic have the potential to help the charity sector stay resilient over the much longer term. Digital can help charities adapt more quickly to challenges, bounce […]

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COVID-19 Support Scheme Fraud

HMRC has conducted more than 12,000 investigations into the use of coronavirus support schemes, including the furlough scheme and the self-employed income support scheme. The tax authority has revealed that thousands of businesses are under investigation for coronavirus fraud following a freedom of information request from the law firm BLM. The 12,000 probes into the […]

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