We can help you with:
• drafting and negotiating contracts, SLA’s, promotion agreements and terms of business.
• Advising on partnership working, joint ventures and other delivery structures.
• Advising on and drafting employment contract and volunteer agreements. Handling employment disputes including redundancy, unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.
• Buying, selling or leasing property including obtaining necessary consent and ensuring Charities Act compliance.
• Advising on funding issues including gift aid, fundraising, preparing lottery and other grant applications, legacies, the formation and operation of trading subsidiaries.
• Charity shops – establishing a trading company, leasing premises, employment/volunteer agreements and rate relief issues.
• Handling disputes whether with donors, beneficiaries, public authorities or internal problems. Also advising in connection with Charity Commission investigations.
• Trademarks, copyright, confidentiality agreements.
• Charity mergers, re-structuring and closure.