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As a matter of good governance, it is prudent for a charity to review from time to time whether it is being well served by its legal advisers. It is important that charities obtain advice from specialists who are experts in charity law and who are sympathetic to both the altruistic purposes and commercial needs of the charity.
We live in increasingly litigious times. David Unwin of the Charity Commission advises on what steps to take if your charity is considering starting litigation or is defending litigation brought by others.
It's a fact of life that people expect more and more information about how charities are performing, and it's both pointless and a missed opportunity to avoid the issue.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
The home office has confirmed funding of £16.5 million for six national hubs of expertise over the next two years.
This model document is written for those charitable companies in England and Wales with established boards of trustees which employ a senior management team and delegate significant, specific functions. all model documents should be tailored to the needs of individual organisations.
April 2005 saw some important changes in financial regulation in the charity sector with the introduction of the new Charities' Statement of Recommended Practice and the introduction of the summary information return.
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