Charity commission

Code of Good Governance launched in Trustees' Week

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

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.   

Charities ‘in default’

20 Feb 2019Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice, Charity Regulationaccounting, Charity Regulation, Charity commission

There are currently 474 charities classified as being ‘in default’ on the charity register. 

Cross-border working is rewarding – when you know how

13 Feb 2018Neil Wilson Charity RegulationBrexit, Charity commission, Charity Regulation

A sell-out conference for charities working both North and South of the border heard from several speakers who outlined the specific challenges they faced and how they met them.

Guest Post: Introduction to The Fundraising Regulator (FR)

26 Sep 2017Sandra Bailie Fundraising RegulationFundraising, regulation, Charity commission

This is the first in a series of blogs from The Fundraising Regulator. The first one, by Stephen Dunmore Chief Executive of the FR, is an introduction to the Fundraising Regulator, an update on what has been happening and plans for the future.