The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is considering the question of introducing mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse in England and Wales.
In this week's Briefing: The Institute of Fundraising has published a refreshed version of its “GDPR: The Essentials for Fundraising Organisations” guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office is consulting on new standards for those responsible for designing, developing or providing online services likely to be accessed by children.
Following Theresa May’s request for a further extension of Article 50, and an ever shifting timetable for the UK’s exit from the EU, it is now very possible that the UK will participate in the European Parliamentary elections in May of this year.
Simon Steeden’s insights regarding new Charity Commission guidance on the relationship between charities and non-charities have been covered by Civil Society, Third Sector (£) and UK Fundraising.
Luke Fletcher, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has written for Civil Society on how the referral of important questions around charity trustee investment duties to tribunal by the Charity Commission could play an important role in the fight against climate change.
Following remarks before an audience of attendees at the University of Liverpool’s London campus, Philip Kirkpatrick’s proposed new charity governance model has now inspired an in-depth feature (£) written by Governance & Leadership.
In this week's Briefing: The Fundraising Regulator has published a report about complaints received about fundraising in 2017/18. Big Society Capital has launched a new research report for investors “Maximising your Philanthropy – a Guide to Social impact investing and Donor Advised Funds.
The Charity Commission has today published its long-anticipated new guidance on “Charities with a connection to a non-charity”, following its publication of draft guidance in February of last year.
In this week's Briefing: The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has published “Community engagement and EU Exit: guidance for local authorities”. The Home Secretary has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security.
In this week's Briefing: An All Party Parliamentary Group has been set up for Philanthropy and Social Investment. The government has published a new International Education Strategy outlining plans to increase student numbers and income generated from international education.