Later this year, the automatic disqualification rules will be extended to cover even more criminal convictions.
The new laws will automatically disqualify people with a wide range of criminal convictions from being charity trustees or senior managers. Those affected will have to resign or apply to the Charity Commission for waivers. In this Third Sector article, Christopher Stacey expresses his fear that this could have devastating consequences for many people and organisations when it comes into force in the autumn.
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