Lord Hodgson has now published the report of his Review, and it has been laid before Parliament. It is entitled “Trusted and Independent: Giving charity back to charities - Review of the Charities Act 2006”. There is also a report on “Public perceptions of charity – A report for the Charities Act 2006 review”. These documents raise a number of interesting issues with respect to the regulation of charities in the UK.
Here is a link to the two reports:
One issue that is very controversial is whether payment of trustees should be allowed without the consent of the Charity Commission. Here is an article discussing that issue:
Here is Ontario position in terms of paying trustees:
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Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.