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Much of the advice given by the Wrigleys Charity and Social Economy team relates to the life cycle of an organisation from formation to growth and, unfortunately on occasions, dissolution.

Governance

Once the structure is in place, we aim to continue as trusted advisers to your organisation through its life cycle, giving advice on good governance, day to day operations and strategy for growth. Advice to your organisation and trustees or directors may include:

  • Governance health checks
  • Trustee training - please download our brochure below
  • Charity Administration service
  • Charity law advice
  • Compliance and regulation
  • Collaborations
  • Dissolution
  • Mergers
  • Outsourcing and sub contracting
  • Social Media Management

Structures

Of course there are numerous structures available; each with associated advantages and disadvantages:

  • Charitable company, trust or unincorporated association.
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisation ("CIO").
  • Not-for-profit company such as a company limited by guarantee.
  • Community Interest Company ("CIC").
  • Co-operative Society.
  • Community Benefit Society (CBS).

We help clients and professional advisers to choose the most suitable form and give individuals guidance on the implications for them as trustees or directors.

For further details about Wrigleys' wider charity services, please refer to the menu opposite.

Chambers & Partners reports that Wrigleys' charity clients believe the firm delivers "magic circle quality outside the magic circle" and is "a reliable and efficient team that understands the charity sector and maintains a friendly and open approach".

"I think the main reason we enjoy working with them is because we feel that they sympathise with our cause and understand why we are driving for what we want."

- Chambers & Partners

 

Governance & Structures

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Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

Meet the team

Peter Parker View Biography

Peter Parker

Solicitor
Leeds

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Elizabeth Wilson View Biography

Elizabeth Wilson

Partner
Leeds

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

Tim Wrigley View Biography

Tim Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn

Partner
Leeds

Joanna Blackman View Biography

Joanna Blackman

Solicitor
Leeds

Natalie Johnson View Biography

Natalie Johnson

Solicitor
Leeds

Sue Greaves View Biography

Sue Greaves

Partner
Sheffield

Sue King View Biography

Sue King

Solicitor
Leeds

Clare Lawrence View Biography

Clare Lawrence

Solicitor
Leeds

Moving closer towards 21st century pensions trusteeship

The Pensions Regulator is proposing clarity on its powers to impose financial penalties on trustees. The outcome may mean an increase in fines.

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Professional Trustees - a chimera of the pensions world?

The Pensions Regulator consults on a definition of 'professional trustee' as we face an increasing drive towards '21st century trusteeship'.

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Charity trustees criticised for selling property too cheaply

Charity Commission finds ‘basic and serious mismanagement’ by the trustees in selling land for £15m less than it was worth.

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Charity Tax Group Regional Meeting

Date: 04 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, The Light, Leeds

Speaker: CTG’s Chairman and Technical Adviser

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Through the Maze - June 2017

Date: 06 Jun 2017

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds

Speaker: Various

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Employment Law Update for Charities 2017

Date: 15 Jun 2017

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

Speaker: Guest Speaker: David D'Souza, CIPD, Head of London

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