Jordan Publishing Charities Administration Service
Why should you buy Jordan Publishing Charities Administration Service
The easy way to manage your charity.
Ensure your charity’s governance and legal and financial administration are all fit for purpose with Jordan Publishing Charities Administration Service.
Written in a clear format with easy-to-use language, this publication keeps you up to date with the latest compliance requirements and developments. It will save you many hours, and will save you a multiple of the subscription-price in terms of professional advice-fees, with its sample forms, handy checklists and model policies, all professionally drafted and ready to be downloaded, adapted and used. Whether you are a company secretary, trustee, chief executive, accountant or senior external adviser, this resource is a must for you.
Among its extensive administrative compliance sections, this service also provides:
- Event Safety: Now includes latest Health and Safety Executive guidance
- New Legislation: Addresses important changes introduced by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
- Equality Act: Latest guidance for charities on the Scottish Charity Register from The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator
- Safeguarding Requirements and Criminal Records Checks: Industry news including recent changes to safeguarding regulations; changes to the rehabilitation of offenders rules and the revised Disclosure and Barring Service procedures, documents and guidance
- Charity Constitutions/Registration/Regulation
- Charitable Giving
- Charity Trading
- Public Accountability
- Borrowing, Credit control and Dispute Resolution
- Charity Land, Investments and IP
- Data Protection Law
Table of contents
Updating issue 57 October 2017Update 57 includes material on:
– Charity registration: exempt church charities converting to charitable incorporated organisations: charity registration obligations; excepted charities: expected date for removal of exemptions form registration (all exempt charities with income over £5,000).
– Proposed regulations enabling the conversion of charitable companies limited by guarantee to CIOs.
– Fundraising: obligations for larger charities (income over £1 million) to report their policy and practice relating to fundraising in the annual trustees’ report.
– General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR is coming into force on 25 May 2018) including security issue, revision of contract terms, ICO guidance and consultations.
– Data protection: data subject requests: ICO guidance on disproportionate effort; cyber-attacks.
– Auditors: disclosure of matters of material significance to UK charity regulators; auditors’ (Northern Ireland) statutory duty to report certain matters of regulatory concern to Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
– Northern Ireland: Charity Commission for Northern Ireland latest guidance on reporting public benefit; religious charities designation; update on progress with the tranches of charity registrations; CCNI model governing documents; notifying CCNI of constitutional changes; delegation of investment management; annual monitoring return; legacies – registration of mergers (CCNI).
– Scotland: OSCR’s ‘notifiable events’ regime; update on land law reform; Scottish fundraising complaints.
– Governance and legal administration: updated model first board meeting minutes (charitable company).
– Members’ meetings: fiduciary nature of the rights of members (charitable company); alteration of former memorandum (now deemed part of a charitable company’s articles).
– Taxation: updated ‘fit and proper persons’ guidance; updated material on Gift Aid declarations; Gift Aid obligations and HMRC expectations and guidance – intermediaries; social investment tax relief – Finance Act 2017 changes; VAT – subscriptions; VAT – sale of owner’s goods by charity as agent for owner.
– Investments: Northern Ireland Central Investment Fund for Charities.
– Risk management: Charity Commission revised guidance for trustees on reporting serious incidents; updated model risk policy