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National Democracy Week 2018

National Democracy Week 2018

Events, talks and fun activities to celebrate National Democracy week which will run from the 2 to 8 July 2018.

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National Democracy Week: events, talks and fun activities

National Democracy Week: events, talks and fun activities

In May 2018, we will launch a programme of events organised by Council members, the Cabinet Office and various networks and organisations across the country.

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Centenary of the Appointment of Marshal Foch commemorative event on 26 March

Centenary of the Appointment of Marshal Foch commemorative event on 26 March

Find out how you can join the commemorations of the Centenary of the Appointment of Marshal Foch as Supreme Allied Commander during the First World War.

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CIC Regulator's telephones technical fault

CIC Regulator's telephones technical fault

CIC Regulator's telephone service is currently unavailable and engineers are on-site.

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Secretary of State Appoints Charity Commission Chair

Secretary of State Appoints Charity Commission Chair

Baroness Tina Stowell appointed as new Chair of Charity Commission from 26 February 2018.

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New 'Cumbria Exchange' portal is launched

New 'Cumbria Exchange' portal is launched

A new online portal will transform the way help is provided to those in need in Cumbria.

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Alert for charities   use the regulated financial sector

Alert for charities use the regulated financial sector

An alert from the UK's independent regulators of charities about using the regulated financial sector.

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CIC Survey on Filing Annual Reports & Accounts

CIC Survey on Filing Annual Reports & Accounts

We are currently developing a new service to allow Community Interest Companies (CICS) to file their annual reports and accounts online.

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CIC Q&A Session on Coverting to the CIC model

CIC Q&A Session on Coverting to the CIC model

Take a look at our webinar on Conversions to a CIC

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Help improve guidance for charities working internationally

Help improve guidance for charities working internationally

If your charity operates overseas we are looking for your feedback to help us improve our guidance.

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Charity automatic disqualification rules: you can now apply for a waiver

Charity automatic disqualification rules: you can now apply for a waiver

Our online form is available if you need to apply for a waiver for a charity trustee or restricted senior manager position.

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Preferred Candidate Selected for Charity Commission Chair

Preferred Candidate Selected for Charity Commission Chair

Following an open recruitment exercise, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport has selected Baroness Stowell as his preferred candidate for the Charity Commission Chair.

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Returning money to charities

Returning money to charities

Advice to charities that have received donations from The Presidents Club Charitable Trust.

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Charity property matters survey

Charity property matters survey

The Ethical Property Foundation has launched its bi-annual charity property matters survey.

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Watch out for ‘Payment Diversion Fraud’   keep your school funds safe

Watch out for ‘Payment Diversion Fraud’ keep your school funds safe

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, is issuing this alert to charities as regulatory advice under section 15(2) of the Charities Act 2011.

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Annual return deadline imminent

Annual return deadline imminent

Less than 28 days to go before charities with financial years ending 31 March 2017 must submit their annual return.

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Permanent Secretaries knighted in New Year’s Honours

Permanent Secretaries knighted in New Year’s Honours

Home Office Permanent Secretary Philip Rutnam and his predecessor Mark Sedwill have both been knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year’s Honours.

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Permanent Secretaries knighted in New Year’s Honours

Permanent Secretaries knighted in New Year’s Honours

Home Office Permanent Secretary Philip Rutnam and his predecessor Mark Sedwill have both been knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year’s Honours.

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Prime Minister Theresa May's Christmas message 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May's Christmas message 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May wishes a Happy Christmas to everyone celebrating in the UK and all around the world.

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Regulatory alert to charities safeguarding

Regulatory alert to charities   safeguarding

Alert following a number serious incidents reported to the Charity Commission

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Get involved in Local Charities Day on 15 December

Get involved in Local Charities Day on 15 December

Plan your support for local charities near you this Friday.

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Help us reduce insider fraud in charities

Help us reduce insider fraud in charities

We will be working with charities to promote fraud prevention and help them develop anti-fraud cultures.

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week (23 – 27 October)

Charity Fraud Awareness Week (23 – 27 October)

During fraud awareness week we’ll be helping the charity sector become more resilient to fraud.

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Opening our doors to the community

Opening our doors to the community

LLWR opened its doors to neighbours from the parishes of Drigg and Carleton, Seascale and Ravenglass for a special Repository Development Programme (RDP) Open Day held at our Eskdale Court facility at Greengarth.

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Keep your charity safe watch out for phishing scams

Keep your charity safe   watch out for phishing scams

This alert is being issued because of increasing reports of phishing scams. We are urging charities to be vigilant and protect themselves from harm.

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Regulatory alert for military charities

Regulatory alert for military charities

The Charity Commission issues advice to military charities.

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Charity registration response times

Charity registration response times

An update about charity registrations and response times for processing applications.

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Find out how you can join the commemorations on Sunday 12 November

Find out how you can join the commemorations on Sunday 12 November

On Sunday 12 November 2017, the National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London.

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CIC Webinar: Thursday 5 October 2017 11:00am 11:30am

CIC Webinar: Thursday 5 October 2017 11:00am   11:30am

This is your chance to learn how to incorporate a CIC and ask questions. Interested? Sign up to take part.

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Eid al Adha 2017: Theresa May's message

Eid al Adha 2017: Theresa May's message

Prime Minister sends her warmest wishes to Muslims around the world, and here in the United Kingdom, who are celebrating Eid al-Adha this week.

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Online services: technical issues fixed

Online services: technical issues fixed

One of our key suppliers experienced technical issues, which prevented access to some of our online services.

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Help the Charity Commission develop digital services

Help the Charity Commission develop digital services

We are looking for people to help us test our digital services to make them easier to use.

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UK flags to be flown at half mast for Barcelona victims

UK flags to be flown at half mast for Barcelona victims

Flags on Whitehall government buildings to fly at half-mast on Friday 18 August.

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Dramatic finale to mark centenary of end of First World War

Dramatic finale to mark centenary of end of First World War

Over two thousand young people from England and Wales will take part in a national concert to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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Grenfell Tower fire response: what charitable grants are available

Grenfell Tower fire response: what charitable grants are available

Information about charitable grants for individuals and families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Armed Forces celebrate Raksha Bandhan with the Hindu Community

Armed Forces celebrate Raksha Bandhan with the Hindu Community

Armed Forces personnel and Hindu Communities have come together once again to celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

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Charitable recycling company wins Sellafield contract

Charitable recycling company wins Sellafield contract

‘Recycling Lives’ will recycle metal from the nuclear site, offering jobs and training opportunities at a new depot in Workington.

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Britain remembers the heroes of Passchendaele with community ceremonies

Britain remembers the heroes of Passchendaele with community ceremonies

Forty-three brave British soldiers will be remembered in special ceremonies.

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Centenary of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres

Centenary of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres

Remembering those that served 100 years ago during the First World War.

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Thousands of volunteers aged over 50 recruited as organisations share £2.7m

Thousands of volunteers aged over 50 recruited as organisations share £2.7m

Thirteen projects awarded a share of £2.7 million from the Second Half Fund to help recruit volunteers aged 50 or over.

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CIC Regulator's voicemail techinal fault

CIC Regulator's voicemail techinal fault

CIC Regulator's voicemail service is currently unavailable and engineers are on-site.

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Pride 2017: Theresa May's message

Pride 2017: Theresa May's message

'Pride brings people together in joyful celebration of our values of freedom, tolerance and equality. I wish everyone a fantastic Pride.' Prime Minister Theresa May

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British High Commissioner Fiji Speech at Queen's Birthday Party

British High Commissioner Fiji Speech at  Queen's Birthday Party

British High Commissioner to Fiji, Melanie Hopkin's speech at The Queen's Birthday Party on 21st June 2017

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Charity Commission online forms maintenance

Charity Commission online forms maintenance

Essential maintenance is being carried out on the forms you use to contact us.

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Eid al Fitr 2017: Home Secretary's message

Eid al Fitr 2017: Home Secretary's message

"To all Muslims, in this country and around the world, I wish you a happy and peaceful Eid." Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

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