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Common tax mistakes – feedback from the Charities Outreach Team

The Charities Outreach Team which was set up by HMRC aims to provide help and support to charities, and enable them to understand, benefit and claim reliefs through Gift Aid, the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) and the Employment Allowance. The Team have published useful feedback on the recurrent errors identified from claim forms […]

Free guide to help charities avoid cybercrime

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has published a free guide for small charities to help them understand the types of attack that they might be vulnerable to and how to protect themselves. Most charities have little experience of this area. The CCEW has also issued updated guidance on protecting your charity from fraud. www.ncsc.gov.uk/charity […]

Charities against fraud: new website

The CCEW in collaboration with members of the Charity Sector Counter Fraud Group have set up a website to help charities tackle fraud by providing guidance, top tips, case studies and signposts to other relevant organisations. Also as part of Charity Fraud Awareness Week, the CCEW issued its first ever summary analysis of fraud issues […]

New fundraising rules for charities in England and Wales

The Charities Protection and Social Investment Act 2016 (the Act), which only applies to charities in England and Wales, was introduced following a number of scandals in the Charity Sector such as the tragedy associated with Olive Cooke and fundraising ethics, and the demise of Kids Company. The fundraising sections of the Act came into […]