Regulatory advice 5: Exempt charities

This guidance is for higher education providers that are exempt charities, and is intended to help providers to understand:

  • their responsibilities as charities
  • the OfS’s duties as the principal regulator for exempt charities
  • how the OfS will discharge its responsibilities as principal regulator.
OfS 2018.23
18 May 2018
Published 18 May 2018
Last updated 22 March 2024
22 March 2024
Paragraphs 6 and 22a amended to give details of subscribing to OfS alerts on matters relating to charity regulation, as the previous email list has now closed.
09 October 2018
Paragraph 23 of this publication was updated following advice from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Charity Commission, to clarify that changes to schedule 3 to the Charities Act do not require consultation.

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