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Should your students' union incorporate?

17 February 2017

In her article for the changesu.org blog, Laura Moss looks at the advantages and disadvantages for students' unions of incorporation.

changesu.org is a blog of writing and resources for managers of students' unions.

The full article is here:  Our sector: Should your students’ union incorporate?

The article considers the key points of:

  1. Why incorporate?
  2. Setting up a new charity: your options
  3. Process
  4. Is incorporation worth it?

 

How can Wrigleys help your students' union?

From our experiences of working with students' unions, we are aware first hand of the key legal issues that trustees and staff face.  Matters such as trustee relations, society activity, charity independence, fundraising, charitable trading, employment and legal issues such as compliance with the 'prevent duty' are a few examples of the areas of work we could support. Download our 'Legal Support for Students' Unions' brochure below.

 

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this article further, please contact Laura Moss on 0113 244 6100.

You can also keep up to date by following Wrigleys Charities and Social Economy team on Twitter here

The information in this article is necessarily of a general nature. Specific advice should be sought for specific situations. If you have any queries or need any legal advice please feel free to contact Wrigleys Solicitors

 

 

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