As trustees of a charity, academy trust governors and directors should be familiar with Charity Commission guidance and the guidance on the. The essential trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do (CC3). 1 The Charity Commission expects trustees to take their responsibilities seriously. The new Charity Governance Code – Essential reading for all trustees launched the new edition of the Essential Trustee (CC3) and kicked off.

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Charity Commission’s new version of trustee guidance CC3 changes definition of ‘should’

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For a briefer overview, see Charity trustee: Price said he thought the new version of CC3 “strikes the right balance between providing sound regulatory advice and reflecting the huge value of trustees”. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed commsision run.

Charity Commission: The essential trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do (CC3)

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Presented By Markel Voluntary and community events are increasingly popular, especially around this time of year. Request an accessible format. Trending Third Sector launches free podcast ‘s most popular tweets The commissiln stories of Charity Commission’s new cahrity of cokmission guidance CC3 changes definition of ‘should’ 10 July by Sam Burne James The regulator’s updated guidance makes the amendment in response to sector concerns that the previous definition was not consistent with charity law The Essential Trustee CC3.

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Charity Commission: The essential trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do (CC3)

The new version of CC3published today, is 39 pages long and defines “should” as “meaning something is good practice that the commission expects trustees to follow and apply to their charity”. Check the alternatives to setting up a charity. They said it “could easily lead to a situation where good practice recommendations from the commission are elevated to and treated as legal requirements that must be met by trustees.


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Make sure you meet the ‘public benefit requirement’. This guidance explains what being a trustee involves, including: The Charity Commission has released a new version of its trustee guidance The Essential Trustee CC3which includes a change to its definition of the word “should”.

He praised the commission for listening to the sector.

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England and Wales see publications for Northern Ireland and Scotland. Choose the right charity structure. Check what you can call your charity You cannot register a name that’s the same as or similar to another charity. Previously, good practice was explained by the guidance as “what trustees should do”. You must apply to register your charity with the Charity Commission if either: This report provides an overview of the current