Charity governance, compliance and structures

Making Charity property transactions simpler - hope on the horizon?

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The Law Commission has issued a report on Technical Issues in Charity Law and has made a series of fairly radical recommendations to make the acquisition and disposal of property by a Charity simpler. Our expert explains. More …

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill

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The Bill is now at committee stage in the House of Lords and looks to extend the Charity Commission's powers to protect charities from abuse and make it easier for charities to make social investments. More …

Being ready for the unexpected

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Elizabeth Davis outlines certain risks which could threaten the future of a charity and suggest how to plan for dealing with them. More …

Legal requirements of charity fundraisers

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Professional fundraisers can produce a valuable source of income for charities. However, as with any commercial arrangement there are risks. Donations hinge on reputation and profile, any adverse publicity can have long term consequences for both parties. More …

The corporate structure designed specifically for charities

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Charities seeking the benefits of incorporation can currently set up as a company limited by guarantee, but many are put off by the additional administrative burden of dual registration and dual regulation under both charity law and company law. More …