Latest charity retail news

High streets and town centres in 2030
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee is a cross-party group of MPs who oversee the work of the Department for Local Government. They are currently conducting an inquiry on
Scope celebrates ‘green’ success with UKWSL as landfill diversion rate hits 98 per cent
A successful partnership between leading disability charity Scope and waste management broker UKWSL, has seen an impressive 98 per cent of waste generated by their 200 high street retail stores divert
National Civic Amenities Site Conference
We are the voice of charity retail in the UK and are regularly invited to take our message to influential audiences. On 7 June 2018, our Head of Public Affairs and Research, Matt Kelcher was invited t
Charity Retail Association issue free GDPR guide
The Charity Retail Association has today (4 June 2018) issued a guide – produced by law firm Birketts - on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became law last month. The 58-page
Latest Quarterly Market Analysis report shows charity retail sector resilient to “Beast from the East”
In the latest Quarterly Market Analysis Report published by the Charity Retail Association today (1 June 2018) saw a small year-on-year rise in like-for-like income (including Gift Aid tax reclaims) f
The 2018 Charity Retail Awards shortlist announced
The Charity Retail Awards judging is over and the shortlist for 2018 can be announced. As in previous years, the standard of entries was extremely high and we received a record number of nominations f
Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board
We are an influential voice on behalf of our unique sector and regularly invited to take part in roundtables and high-level meetings to discuss issues which might impact upon the charity retail sector
Charity Shop Grade Textiles in the United Kingdom
Charity shops provide significant environmental benefits through the reuse and recycling of goods. Around 95 per cent of the clothes donated to charity shops are either recycled or reused; with each o
Review of charity partners: our Charity Commission submission
As the voice of our sector, we regularly respond to government consultations and liaises with influential audiences. Most recently, we have made our position very clear to the Charity Commission with