Charities unclear about how the six-people rule will impact fundraising events

The government has been unable to clarify how the updated rules on social distancing will apply to fundraising events.

From Monday 14 September, the law forbids groups of larger than six people to meet and socialise in England.

However, there are many exceptions to the rule, including “for work, and voluntary or charitable services” and “organised indoor and outdoor sports”.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) could not clarify to Civil Society News whether the “work” exception applies to fundraising events.

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