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Legal constraints impact on charities in their dealings in areas such as fundraising, contracts with third parties, pensions and trading activities.

 

Charities benefit from preferential tax treatment. This can be at risk if the charity's operations or structures are inappropriate and the trustees are at risk of being held personally liable, particularly if conflicts of interest are not properly managed. Compliance with charity laws can take time, so forward planning is important.

As with any enterprise, tax has an inevitable impact - the generalisation that charities are tax-exempt is far from accurate.

Specific areas of advice include:

  • Charity law compliance.
  • Contracts and Intellectual Property.
  • Fundraising and Trading.
  • Outsourcing of Public Services.
  • Shared Services.

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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".

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Malcolm Lynch

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Godfrey Smallman

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Chris Billington

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Elizabeth Wilson

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Sue Greaves

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Peter Parker

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Joanna Blackman

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Natalie Johnson

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Strong and stable: ignore the spin, the substance still matters

Strong and stable might no longer be a fashionable phrase, but that's exactly what good governance of academy trusts is all about.

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Modern slavery statements and the academy trust

With victims of modern slavery in England likely to number over 10,000, we consider supply chain transparency requirements for academy trusts.

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Community-led housing: Lancaster gathering

Interested in community-led housing? Join us on Saturday 4 November at the Friend's Meeting House in Lancaster.

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Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017

Date: 19 Oct 2017

Venue: Hilton City Leeds

Speaker: Sarah Atkinson , Julia Unwin CBE

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Philanthropy Impact - The role of professional advisers, philanthropists...

Date: 07 Nov 2017

Venue:

Speaker: Fran Hegyi, Executive Director, Hull UK City of Culture 2017; Andrew Dixon, Director, Culture Creativity Place, Bid adviser Leeds 2023; Other speakers TBC

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Schools Breakfast Club: Preparing for GDPR in Schools - 14th November

Date: 14 Nov 2017

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds

Speaker: Ibrahim Hassan, solicitor and director of Act Now Training Limited

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