“A very good understanding of clients’ needs.”
Charities are all different but they all have operational requirements to deliver their charitable purposes. Many charities operate as social businesses and Blake Morgan's Charities team can offer a full range of advice to meet all their legal needs.
Our charities team offers a wealth of knowledge in a wide variety of areas relating to operations and funding to support your work. Our advice includes:
Our clients comprise of every type and size of charity and voluntary organisation, including:
|Aid charities (UK and international)||International charities and NGOs|
|Care charities||NHS charities|
|Campaigning charities||Poverty relief agencies|
|Charity shops||Professional associations|
|Educational charities||Research charities|
|Fair trade organisations||Social enterprises|
|Faith-based charities||Special interest charities|
|Grant makers||Sports-related organisations and clubs|
|Heritage charities and museums||Umbrella charities|
|Housing associations||Welsh charities|
|Independent schools||Wildlife and environmental charities|
Our Charities team here at Blake Morgan publishes e-bulletins to keep you up-to-date with breaking news and topical issues affecting the sector. We also offer regular charity trustee induction and refresher training sessions.
On 22 January 2018, the Charity Commission announced that it had been awarded additional government funding of £5 million per year.
The Charity Commission has launched a consultation process on draft guidance on how charities should manage their relationships with organisations that aren't charities.
The recent events surrounding the Presidents Club Charity Dinner have brought to light a difficult situation that trustees of any charity may find themselves in (albeit on, hopefully, rare occasions)
This was just one of the questions the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) considered following a complaint it received about Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.
A new voluntary governance code for UK universities has been published by The Committee of University Chairs (CUC).
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.
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.
Elizabeth Davis outlines certain risks which could threaten the future of a charity and suggest how to plan for dealing with them.