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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

 

Charity Law and Structures

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Malcolm Lynch

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Leeds

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Godfrey Smallman

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Sheffield

Meet the team

Malcolm Lynch View Biography

Malcolm Lynch

Partner
Leeds

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Godfrey Smallman View Biography

Godfrey Smallman

Consultant
Sheffield

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

Partner
Leeds

Clare Lawrence View Biography

Clare Lawrence

Partner
Leeds

Peter Parker View Biography

Peter Parker

Partner
Leeds

The June Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

This month, Thomas Wainman considers 'employee ownership' as an option for family businesses plus the usual mix of news, insights and perspectives.

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HMRC's Trust Registration Service – ACTION REQUIRED

In June 2017, HMRC Trust Registration Service is due to be launched and will require all trusts with potential UK tax liabilities to be registered.

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Beware of finance leases dressed up as operating leases

A reminder of when academies need ESFA consent.

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Schools Breakfast Club

Date: 11 Jul 2017

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG

Speaker: Lisa Armstrong, Chartered Educational Psychologist at Evolution Psychology Ltd

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Breakfast Briefing

Date: 01 Aug 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Breakfast Briefing - 17th October 2017

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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