Charity commission

Trustees Week 2022

4 Nov 2022Denise Copeland Developing Governance Group, Governance and Charity Advice, Charity RegulationGovernance, Charity commission

Trustees' Week takes place in the second week of November this year.  It is a time to recognise and value the work that thousands of trustees contribute to charities large and small. 

Unhappy with a Charity Commission decision made prior to May 2019?

13 Apr 2022Denise Copeland Charity Regulation, Governance and Charity AdviceCharity Regulation, Charity commission

The Charities Act (NI) 2022 will reinstate the vast majority of decisions made by Charity Commission staff prior to the end of May 2019.     

Charities Act (NI) 2022

17 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Charity Regulation, Governance and Charity AdviceCharity Regulation, Charity commission

The Charities Act (NI) 2022 has now come into effect after receiving Royal Assent on the 30 March 2022.

Code of Good Governance launched in Trustees' Week

5 Nov 2021Denise Copeland Developing Governance Group, Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Charity commission, Webinar Recordings

The revised Code of Good Governance for the voluntary and community sector in NI was officially launched at a special seminar as part of Trustees’ Week.  If you missed this event, you can watch it now at the link below.

Trustees' Week 2021

19 Oct 2021Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Charity commission, trustees week

Trustees’ Week takes place in the first week of November. It is a time to recognise and value the work that thousands of trustees contribute to charities large and small.  

Charity Commission launches new stakeholder forum to connect with charities

22 Sep 2021Shauna O'Neill Charity Regulation, Governance and Charity AdviceCharity commission

A new forum aimed at supporting and improving communications on issues around charity law, regulation and trends has been launched by Northern Ireland’s charity regulator.

NICVA's response to the Charities Bill

16 Aug 2021Denise Copeland Charity Regulation, PolicyCharity commission, Charity Regulation

NICVA has prepared a response to the Charities Bill 2021.  Closing date for receipt of responses is Friday 3 September 2021.

NICVA response to the independent review of charity regulation

7 May 2021Denise Copeland Charity Regulation, Governance and Charity Advice, Policy & Public AffairsCharity Regulation, Charity commission

NICVA has prepared its response to the independent review of charity regulation.  Closing date for receipt of responses is Wednesday 12 May 2021.  

Independent review of charity regulation engagement meetings

29 Mar 2021Denise Copeland Charity RegulationCharity commission

The Independent Review Panel of Charity Regulation seeks your views on how well the charities regulatory framework, which is administered by the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, is working and what could work better. 

Charity Commission delays charity registration for some

5 Sep 2019Denise Copeland Charity RegulationCharity commission, Charity Regulation, Sector Issues; Funding

The Charity Commission is currently not registering all charitable organisations that have submitted an application due to a High Court ruling which was handed down on 16th May.