As a minimum any charity should have the following documentation in place and in knowledge of all trustees.
- Accurate information on Charity Commissions Online Register
- Accounting practices
- Policies and Procedures
- List of Charity Services with Procedures
Newly registered Charities
Newly registered charities, if required to submit their Trustees’ Annual Report and/or Annual Return documents have 10 months from the end of their first financial period to send their documents to the Commission.
Charities are required to submit documents to the Charity Commission as follows:
Charities should also follow Good Governance procedures. A detailed guide is available here Charity Governance Code
Download the Charity Governance Code for Small Charities here
Download the Governance guide for Faith Charities here