Working in the voluntary sector
Working in the voluntary sector

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Working in the voluntary sector

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registered charity

A voluntary organisations registered with the appropriate commission in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. The organisation has to meet conditions relating to name, governance, trustees and finances.


regulated

Voluntary organisations are regulated or checked by the appropriate commission to guard against malpractice. Fundraising is also regulated in the UK.


regulation

Voluntary organisations are regulated or checked by the appropriate commission to guard against malpractice. Fundraising is also regulated in the UK.


restricted income

This is income that can only be used for the purposes for which it was given. This is the case with many grants from funding bodies.



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