Charity Formation

Setting up a charity can be a complicated process. We can advise which charity structure best suits you: Charitable Company limited by guarantee, Trust, Association, Community Interest Company or the new Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

Registration with the Charity Commission requires an accurate and well thought through application. You can rely on our knowledge and experience to chart you through the process especially making sure you receive thorough advice to be compliant with the all important public benefit test.

If you’re considering a registration application please make use of our checklist which may help you to put in place all the necessary documentation in readiness for the application process.

See here for our charity formation checklist

 

Latest News

“The Dangers of Being Kind”

The report of the Charity Commission following its investigation into the operation of registered charity, The Air Ambulance Service, provides a salutary warning for all charity Trustees serving on Boards up and down the country.

As part of its investigation, the Commission found that the Chair of Trustees had personally sanctioned a loan of £27,000 to the CEO of the charity out of charity funds. Good intentions no doubt lay behind the Chair’s d... September 2nd 2015 | read more

Lawyers who qualified together and worked for Ellis-Fermor & Negus are now set to stand down


 L-R David Wells, Simon Hale (Director) & William Skinner
TWO solicitors who qualified on the same day and decades later worked for the same legal firm with offices in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are set to retire after 40 years.
William Skinner and David Wells are currently both consultants for Ellis-Fermor & Negus at Beeston, though both have trod different paths in their career since qualifying on June 16, 1975.
That was the day w... June 22nd 2015 | read more

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