Charity Commission Update: Essential guidance for charities’ campaigning during the General Election

In light of the General Election announcement, the Charity Commission has issued crucial guidance on political activity and campaigning for charities. Adhering to these guidelines is essential to ensure your charity remains compliant and effective.

Key Resources:

  • 5-Minute Introductory Guide
  • Detailed Guidance

Key Takeaways:

  • Impartiality: Charities must stay neutral, avoiding alignment with any political party.
  • Campaigning: Focus on issues relevant to your cause without endorsing or opposing any party or candidate.
  • Compliance: Ensure all activities comply with charity laws and maintain transparency.

Next Steps:

  1. Read the 5-Minute Guide for a quick overview
  2. Explore the Detailed Guidance for in-depth information.
  3. Review and Update Your Policies to align with the new guidance.

Stay informed to protect your charity’s integrity and effectiveness during the election period.

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