Latest charity retail news

Charity Retail Association produces members’ charity taxation campaign pack
We have published a campaign pack on charity taxation and reliefs to encourage its members to respond to the Charity Tax Commission’s call for evidence on both topics. The last review of charity ta
Resources and Stakeholder workshop
Yesterday (Monday 23 April), our Head of Public Affairs, Matt Kelcher, joined representatives from around 30 re-use and recycling organisations at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affair
Charity Retail Association board elections
We have three vacancies on our board of directors for members in the following categories: Category A (1-19 shops) (two positions vacant) Category B (20-99 shops) (one position vacant) The positions h
Record nominations for 2018 Charity Retail Awards
A record number of nominations have been received for the 2018 Charity Retail Awards, to be held in Nottingham on 25 June as part of the Charity Retail Association’s Conference and Exhibition. Chari
Local authorities operating postcode lottery on business rates and waste management for charity shops
We have today published a new report, Councils and Charity Shops, revealing how charity shops across Britain are falling victim to inconsistent and unfair policies on business rates relief and waste m
Our top tips to increase luxury clothes donations in charity shops
If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people that work or volunteer in charity shops up and down the UK, you know that they receive thousands of donated clothes to sell on a daily basis and
Our 2018 Scottish Conference
We had a great Scotland Conference in Glasgow yesterday (Tuesday). Around 50 delegates heard fantastic presentations on wide range of subjects, from social media usage to volunteering. I was particula
London Assembly environment committee adopts Charity Retail Association recommendation on waste recycling
For some time, the Charity Retail Association has been highlighting London’s problem with waste recycling. From 2015 to 2016, London’s average household waste recycling rate was 32 per cent. That
Charity Sector Round Table
On Monday, I was one of seven attendees at the Charity Sector Round Table hosted by the new Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick MP, who has ministerial responsibility for charity taxat