Practice Notes: Charities

Professional advisers are failing to provide philanthropy advice

Free advice on philanthropy is likely to foster a deeper relationship as well as potential futur

27 May 2015

Consultations and changes in charity law

Sarah Clune discusses new guidance on charity trustees' duties and the funding of non-charitabl

21 Apr 2015

The icing on the cake

Maximising tax relief benefits on donations will go a long way to helping charities continue to pursue their cause, advise Tim Norkett and Pete

16 Apr 2015

Is shooting a sport?

Darren Hooker ponders why the Charity Commission refuses to recognise shooting as a sport, even though it is recognised by Sport England and has its own

13 Mar 2015

Charity Commission calls on Stone King to manage allegedly corrupt charity

Al-Fatiha Global under scrutiny following supposed involvement in support for Syria

12 Jan 2015

Maintaining a social conscience

Trustees will be able to take investment decisions with greater confidence under reforms to the law governing social investment, says Sara

16 Dec 2014

Can you take from the Church?

Helen Freely takes a look at the potentially taboo issue of contesting charitable donations gifted to the Church of England in a wil

14 Nov 2014

Uneven ground

The Law Commission’s recommendations on clarifying the legal basis for charity’s to make social investments should be implemented without fa

16 Oct 2014

Law Commission clarifies legal framework for social investment by charities

Commission recommends specific statutory power fo

24 Sep 2014

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