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0 Changes to DBS Identity Checks

New ID checking guidelines were introduced on 24 October 2017. These guidelines will apply to all applications for standard or enhanced checks.

The new guidelines will run in parallel with the existing guidelines from 24 October 2017 to 25 January 2018, when the existing guidelines will cease to apply.

0 Significant changes to Heritage Lottery Funding

As we plan these changes, and adapt to a reduction in our National Lottery income, our Board has agreed that the next financial year 2018/19 – when we expect to distribute a substantial budget of c£190million – should be a transitional year, with some changes to our grant making.  This will help us rebase ourselves to ensure that income, commitments and resources are aligned.

We are also taking the opportunity to simplify the complexity of our grant programmes ahead of the new Strategic Funding Framework.

0 Charitable Companies will be able to convert to Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO) from 2018

The Charity Commission has announced a phased timetable allowing charitable companies to convert to charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) following legislative changes in Parliament on 23 November 2017.

The new legislation also means that all charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) will be listed on the Business names index, held by Companies House.

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