Latest charity retail news

Charity shops and DBS checks
The Charity Retail Association has been seeking clarification from the Charity Commission concerning the implications of their new guidance on DBS checking. We are pleased to report they have confirme ...
Charity Retail Association reaches record membership
The Charity Retail Association, the UK’s only organisation dedicated to the charity retail sector, has signed up its 400th member, a record for the trade and membership body that celebrates its 20th ...
Blog: Protect Scottish Shopworkers
Last week I travelled to Edinburgh to join our dedicated Public Affairs and Communications Officer for Scotland, Rachel Blair, for a couple of policy and public affairs meetings. First up on the agend ...
Supermarket textile bank meeting
You’re invited: Meeting on stock generation and supermarkets As the voice of our sector, we understand that stock is our member’s lifeblood and without a reliable flow of donations, charity shops ...
Local MP is #GoodCauseSantaClaus
Today (Thursday 20 December) Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins visited the Ashgate Hospicecare store in Hasland as part of a national campaign to encourage people to become charitable shoppers in the run u ...
Blog: Scottish Budget preview
The Scottish Government spending plans for 2019/20 were revealed last week by Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay. While key announcements focused heavily on health and education, plans were also unveiled ...