Charity Commission Update on Safeguarding Guidance

The Charity Commission has recently updated its guidance for charity trustees on their duties to promote the welfare of children and young people and to protect them from harm, 'Safeguarding Children and Young People'.

The changes include a revised introduction outlining the duties of charities' trustees and there is also an update of the Commission's regulatory role and the information on the disclosure and barring service.

There is also a new section on charities working directly with children abroad.

Please contact Sarah Greendale or Gerry Morrison for more information.

Charity Commission's Safeguarding Guidance - Safeguarding Children and Young People

Posted on: 12/08/2014

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