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How well do you keep on top of developments in policy, law and regulation affecting your charity?
Do you often feel overwhelmed by the onslaught of Government announcements?  We can help!  

The work of Government and Parliament never stops, but as the House of Lords returns from recess next week, and the Commons a week later, this is an ideal time to benefit from the Legislation Monitoring Service for Charities. 

Sign up for our trial offer today

Who we are and what we do:

The Legislation Monitoring Service for Charities (LMSC) is the one-stop shop for keeping on top. We provide timely updates on legal, regulatory and policy developments relevant to the governance and administration of charities.  As a charity itself, LMSC understands the needs of its subscribers, who are charities, voluntary organisations and professional advisers.

Five reasons to join LMSC:

  • We are the only monitoring service dedicated solely to charities.
  • We have 30 years’ experience of serving charities.  
  • We cover not just charity law and regulation but employment, health and safety, company, property, planning and trust law, VAT and other taxes, Europe, funding – in fact anything that trustees and staff who run charities need to know about.
  • We tell you about developments as soon as they are public, giving maximum time to prepare for changes or respond to consultations, and we explain how and when it is changing and why the change is relevant.

Benefits of membership:

  • Unlimited access to our constantly updated website, which has a searchable archive of a decade’s reports.
  • Our weekly email to you has:
    • headline listings for each new report added in the last seven days;
    • one-click access to the full reports: a succinct summary with links to primary sources;
    • checklists of consultations published in the past week and those closing within two weeks.

Between July and September – supposedly a quiet period for government - LMSC identified no fewer than 20 new consultations relevant for charities, of which 8 have now closed – did you miss a chance to influence policy?

How the free trial works

You can benefit from a free 30 day trial of the LMSC website. After 30 days if you wish to continue to receive updates and retain access to the website and its archives you can subscribe to the full service. Membership costs just £255 a year (inc VAT) for charities, just 70p a day, and £660 (inc VAT) for all other organisations.