Well not as such. However Happy City, a charity operating in Bristol which sees happiness as a link or core driver to a range of other public benefit outcomes, has obtained the Charity Commission's consent to expand its objects to cover a broad range of activities so that it can undertake its work through a charity rather than through a community interest company.

James Sinclair Taylor, partner in the charity and social business team, highlights the key points.

Happy City - the Charity Commission recognises happiness as a charitable purpose - October 2014