Latest charity retail news

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
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