From Civil Society
The Charity Commission has launched its new online register of charities, which includes more details with the aim of increasing transparency. The new register replaces two previous versions of the longstanding search tool; the one from its old website and a beta tool which launched in 2015.
Both now redirect to the new “check charity” search page.
Users can now access information about how many senior executives earn more than £60,000, whether trustees are paid, and any income charities receive from government grants and contracts. The new display highlights where a charity is or has been the subject of regulatory scrutiny. It also shows whether individual charities work with a professional fundraiser and whether they have specific policies in place, including on safeguarding