It appears that many non-profit organisations have yet to focus on the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 and its implications for financial and other reporting. As we know quite a few of you use simply-docs for document templates, we thought you might find it helpful to know that they have updated their guidance […]
His Majesty’s Courts & Tribunal Service (“HMCTS”) has made commitments on enhancing the service it provides to charities, including more in-depth reporting on estates at probate. ‘Remember a Charity’ and the Institute of Legacy Management have both welcomed the news, and you can read more at https://www.rememberacharity.org.uk/about-us/latest-news/welcome-news-on-probate-from-hmcts/.
The Fundraising Regulator has opened a review into increasing the Fundraising Levy, and this is a good chance for you to have your say. Aside from adding a few extra bands, it looks like the proposal is for a 20% increase for smaller charities, 30% for medium-sized charities, and 50% for the largest. The review […]
Last year Meta introduced a new WhatsApp feature called Chat Lock, allowing threads to be moved from the Inbox to a separate folder, requiring the device’s passcode or biometric to access it. You can find out more at https://faq.whatsapp.com/764072925284841/. Meta have now added a feature called Secret Code, where you can protect the chat with […]
Google has taken a while to get started in the generative AI market, but perhaps ChatGPT will soon have a rival. Google Gemini claims to outperform GPT-4 and can recognise images and speak in real-time, and it can explain its reasoning. It will evidently become a part of Google products starting straight away, and work […]