Reporting serious incidents: when does the Charity Commission need to know?

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The Charity Commission has published a considerable amount of guidance in relation to when charities need to report serious incidents.

Despite all the guidance, however, charities still often struggle to work out whether an incident is in fact reportable, and, given the phrasing of some of the guidance, it is not hard to see why this may be the case.

This article seeks to summarise the current position highlighting links to relevant guidance for charities finding themselves in the difficult position of trying to decide if an incident is reportable.

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