Practice Notes: Charities

Close to home

Mark Kenkre and Jamie De Souza warn charities to stay alert to the risk of enemies within

11 Feb 2020

Charitable trust corporations as deputies

Matthew Duncan explains what a charity-run trust corporation must produce to satisfy the court it is a fit and proper person for a deputyship

01 Oct 2019

Feeling charitable: should you be part of a free will-writing scheme?

Before getting involved in a charity’s will scheme, make sure this is part of a focused plan on both sides, says Gary Rycroft

20 Mar 2019

Charity laws ‘inefficient and unduly complex’

Technicalities causing a drag on the smooth operation of charities ‘like barnacles on

18 Sep 2017

An emphasis on data protection and fundraising

Sarah Clune looks at what is on the horizon for charities, including preparation for the new GDPR and changes to Charity Commission guidanc

20 Jun 2017

Charities as beneficiaries

Following the recent Ilott decision, Lucy Gill discusses the duty of trustees to ensure that any funds due to a charity ar

26 May 2017

Structural integrity

Darren Hooker considers the options available to charities hoping to change their legal structure, and the advantages and disadvantages o

26 May 2017

Charities and data protection - the basics

Charities must ensure they handle supporters’ personal data correctly, or risk financial penalties and the loss of public trust, writes Betha

26 May 2017

A significant change in fundraising?

While it is hoped that the new Fundraising Regulator will make a difference for charities and donors, there is still room for improvement, explains Andre

26 May 2017

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