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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Sector bodies had raised major concerns about the tone and content of the preliminary redraft of CC3 after it was released by the commission in November — and, although several amendments made to the final version have been welcomed, one lawyer said today it still represented “regulatory creep”.

Presented By Markel Voluntary and community events are increasingly popular, especially around this time of year. Create a governing document. 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”. Check the alternatives to setting up a charity. For a briefer overview, see Charity trustee: Maybe Yes this page is useful No this page is not useful Is there cc3 wrong with this page?


Trending Third Sector launches free podcast ‘s most popular tweets The best-read stories of Charity Commission’s new version of trustee 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 cojmission 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)

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

What were you doing? You must apply to register your charity with the Charity Commission if either:. There are rules on what words you can use in your name.

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

They must show they understand their legal requirements. Published 1 March Last updated 3 May — see all updates. 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”.