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What Are the Employment Issues When Two Charities Merge?

Friday, 19 February 2021

For charities contemplating a merger, it is important to be aware of and comply with your employment law obligations. We explore potential employment issues involved in a merger between charities.

What Are the Employment Issues When Two Charities Merge?

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Charities in Financial Distress - Is a Merger the Answer?

Friday, 19 February 2021

The not for profit sector, along with most of the wider UK economy, continues to face financial challenges which have been exacerbated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and ongoing national lockdowns.

Charities in Financial Distress - is a Merger the Answer?

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Charity Mergers and Property - What Are the Key Issues to Consider?

Friday, 19 February 2021

When two charities merge and either or both of them hold property, there is often much more to consider than trustees first anticipate.

Charity Mergers and Property - What Are the Key Issues to Consider?

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Charity Mergers - A Strategic Option for Charities

Friday, 19 February 2021

There have been mixed statistics about whether charity mergers have increased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and about the resulting financial and operational challenges that this has presented to charities.

Charity Mergers - a Strategic Option for Charities

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The Kids Company Director Disqualification Proceedings - What Should Charity Trustees Know?

Friday, 19 February 2021

The eagerly anticipated decision of Mrs Justice Falk, which was handed down on 12 February 2021, confirmed that the trustees and CEO of the charity, Kids Company, would not be disqualified from acting as directors.

The Kids Company Director Disqualification Proceedings - What Should Charity Trustees Know?

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Charity Mergers and Data Protection

Friday, 19 February 2021

The due diligence process begins at the start of a charities merger. Those responsible for reviewing the documents are usually faced with a raft of information and data protection can sometimes be overlooked.

Charity Mergers and Data Protection

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The Future of Subsidy Control - Consultation Now Out

Wednesday, 03 February 2021

Since 1 January, the rules that apply to central and local government and other public funded bodies, such as universities, which prevent the grant of subsidies have been in a state of flux.

The Future of Subsidy Control - Consultation Now Out

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Furlough and Caring Responsibilities - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Thursday, 21 January 2021

On 5 January 2021, the Government updated the guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to include more information about using the furlough scheme to support those with caring responsibilities.

Furlough and Caring Responsibilities - What Do Charities Need to Know?

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The Kids Company Insolvency & Director Disqualification - What Trustees Need to Know

Thursday, 21 January 2021

The collapse of notable children's charity, Kids Company, in 2015, and the subsequent investigation by the Insolvency Service into the conduct of its directors prior to formal insolvency has been well documented in the press.

The Kids Company Insolvency & Director Disqualification - What Trustees Need to Know

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What Does the Lockdown Mean for Your Charity's Services and Fees?

Thursday, 21 January 2021

The services many charities offer to their beneficiaries will have changed as a result of England's third national lockdown, announced on 3 January 2021.

What Does the Lockdown Mean for Your Charity's Services and Fees?

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Wills, Wheels & Automobiles - The Perils of Badly Drafted Legacies

Thursday, 21 January 2021

We recognise that securing legacy income is essential for charities and can be complex. Did you know that we have recently launched our specialist Legacy Protection Team?

Wills, Wheels & Automobiles - The Perils of Badly-Drafted Legacies

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Brexit and the Charity Sector - What Do Trustees and Leaders Need to Be Aware Of?

Thursday, 21 January 2021

The more Brexit rolls on, the more the ongoing challenges become the new reality. What matters for trustees and senior charity leaders is to maintain awareness of the changes and an ability to know how to check up on relevant areas.

Brexit and the Charity Sector - What Do Trustees and Leaders Need to Be Aware Of?

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Charities, Christmas and Cause-Related Marketing - Commercial Participators

Friday, 18 December 2020

At this time of year many of us are busy buying gifts for friends and family. It is an added bonus when the price of the gift includes a payment to a good cause.

Charities, Christmas and Cause-Related Marketing - Commercial Participators

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to Be Extended Until the End of April 2021

Thursday, 17 December 2020

The Government announced in October that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the CJRS), which was due to end on 31 October, was to be extended until 31 March 2021. It has since announced a further extension until the end of April 2021.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to Be Extended Until the End of April 2021

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Where There's a Will There's a Way (To Calculate Inheritance Tax)

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Charitable legacies are exempt from Inheritance Tax charges (IHT) in estates where IHT charges apply.

Where There's a Will There's a Way (To Calculate Inheritance Tax)