News in from Charity Commission
The Charities Act 2011 received Royal Assent on 14 December and will come into force in March 2012. The new Act repeals and replaces the Recreational Charities Act 1958, the Charities Act 1993 and many of the provisions of the Charities Act 2006. To us, this should mean that the option to register as a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) will then become available.
You can now add your own magazine details
via the appropriate menu link above.
We have also added a forum for members discussion purposes and a chat page for members use. The chat page is not manned full time so it would be better to contact us by email if you wish to speak to us via this method. It is intended to eventually have regular chat evenings where anyone can join in, but this will be notified when it comes to fruition.
Updated information on Bar Coding is now available
on the 'Documentation' link. Bar Codes now available from VPMags.
We have recently added a Draft Copyright Notice for local publications to the bottom of the existing document on Copyright. We have also added another document on Copyright Symbols (circled C & P) and how they should be displayed. This document also includes a link to download the required font.
Our latest updates concern the Defamation Act and the differences between Slander and Libel.