The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has now commenced compulsory registration of charities. We provide the sector with the most up to date information on the key changes in charity regulation. For the latest on new charity regulations and a history of recent charity law reform in NI, please see our dedicated charity regulation webpage.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is developing an updated online charity registration application form, which is expected to replace the current online form towards the end of April 2016.
The revised Code of Good Governance was launched today by the Developing Governance Group at a seminar hosted by NICVA.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has launched its draft accounting and reporting guidance for consultation which also includes Directions for independent examiners.
NICVA has submitted its response to DSD on the charities accounting and reporting consultation and is urging all organisations to do the same.
New rules for the accounting, audit and reporting of all charities are currently being consulted on. These proposed new rules will have an impact on every charity, especially small to medium sized charities.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has published new guidance to support charities in understanding the complexities of equality legislation as it may apply to them.