Good and New responds to Charities Regulator sanctions

The Good and New Charity has responded to the intermediate sanctions imposed by the Charities Regulator.

The regulator is calling for proper accounting procedures to be put in place, along with regular statements of income and expenditure, as well as assets and liabilities

In a statement, a spokesperson for the Good and New Charity said it is run by a group of volu.nteers who provide a much needed service in Donegal, and have only the best interests of those they serve at heart.

They say the volunteers are working hard to implement the changes requested, within the time period specified and this at an advanced stage.

The statement concludes everyone involved is keen to ensure these changes are in place as soon as possible so that the Good and New Charity can focus on continuing its work for those who depend on its services in Donegal.

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Statement in full –

“The Good and New Charity had a compliance visit from the Charity Regulator on Thursday last (1st February).

The Regulator found some corporate governance and compliance issues that need to be addressed.

The Good and New Charity is run by a group of volunteers who provide a much needed service in Donegal, and have only the best interests of those they serve at heart.

The volunteers are working hard to implement the compliance requirements, which the Regulator has requested, within the time period specified and this at an advanced stage. Everyone involved is keen to ensure these changes are in place as soon as possible so that The Good and New Charity can focus on continuing to do good work for those who depend on their services in Donegal. We will ensure that a statement is issued once the Regulators recommendations have been put in place”.