Charity Commission Update: Essential Guidance for Charities Political Activity During the General Election

Following the announcement of a General Election, the Charity Commission has released crucial guidance for charities on political activity and campaigning. Understanding these guidelines is vital to ensure your charity remains compliant and effective.

Key Resources:

  1. 5-Minute Introductory Guide
  2. Detailed Guidance

Key Takeaways:

  • Impartiality: Charities must remain neutral and not align with any political party.
  • Campaigning: Focus on issues relevant to your cause without promoting or opposing any political 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 understanding: Introductory Guide
  2. Explore the Detailed Guidance for deeper insights: Detailed Guidance
  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.