Amy Laver


25-October-2018

Charity workers

This week sees the third annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week jointly led by the Charity Commission and the Fraud Advisory Panel in partnership with more than 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and not-for-profit organisations.




10-September-2018

  Tozers are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for their Charity of the Year 2019. Every year Tozers staff vote for their ‘Charity of the Year’. Whilst there is no guarantee as to the amount of funds…


22-December-2017

Typing on laptop

This week, it has been reported that a trustee of the former charity, Deen Team, has been disqualified for 4 years following investigation into the use of charitable funds. The disqualification comes after three years of investigation following the Charity…


8-December-2017

Earlier this week, the Charity Commission published its updated safeguarding strategy for charities. Traditionally, guidance focused on safeguarding charity beneficiaries – commonly children and vulnerable adults. But this latest guidance casts a wider net and addresses the safeguarding responsibilities a charity has towards everyone who ‘comes…


29-November-2017

In my blog ‘Will CIOs dominate the Charity Sector?’ I reported on the proposed ‘quick conversion’ process for companies and CICs (non-charitable Community Interest Companies) to become Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs). Today, we are able to share the official timeframes…


28-September-2017

Trustees have to report adverse incidents, both real and potential, to the Charity Commission. By this, we mean, broadly, anything that significantly risks either the reputation of your charity (or of charity in general) or its assets or beneficiaries. This…


22-September-2017

Last week, a draft order was laid before Parliament that proposes a ‘quick conversion’ process for charitable companies and Community Interest Companies (CICs) to become Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs). If approved as expected, we could see such conversions as early…