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Charity Commission’s new version of trustee guidance CC3 changes definition of ‘should’
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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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The Charity Commission said in March the response to the consultation was “overwhelmingly positive”although it would take the aforementioned concerns into account.
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You must apply to register your charity with the Charity Commission if either: There is therefore a high risk of regulatory creep. Please tell us what format you need. Hrustee 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”.
Check the names of registered charities. If you use assistive technology such as a screen reader and need a version of this wssential in a more accessible format, please email usability charitycommission. Chris Priestley, a partner at the law firm Withers, who chaired the working party that put together the CLA response, said: Previously, good practice was explained by the guidance as “what trustees should do”. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Cyber and data security – how prepared is your charity?
Ciaran Price, policy officer at esential policy and publishing charity the Directory of Social Changewhich had also been critical of the definition of “should” in the redraft, said the new version did “make eseential good effort to more clearly explain the very complex issue of the differences between what a trustee must and should do”.
How charities can make the right impact For charities today the challenge is that The document also included a clearer layout and links to other commission guidance, and was much shorter than the previous page version at 31 pages.
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Sector bodies had raised major concerns trutsee 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”.
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Fc3 out more about cookies. The regulator’s updated guidance makes the amendment in response to sector concerns that the previous definition was not consistent with charity law. Check how your organisation must benefit the public. You cannot register a name that’s the same as or similar to another charity. You must apply to register your charity with the Charity Commission if either:.