How can a charity remove a name from their bank account…?

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Financial Governance Legal Management

Meet our Expert Ben Clossick Thomson – Barrister Ben is a barrister specialising in intellectual property and commercial litigation at Arnold & Porter.  In addition to advising on copyright, trade mark, design, patents and breach of confidence matters, Ben regularly assists charities in resolving legal disputes.       “How can a charity remove a … Continued

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What is the final word on the benefits of a CIO?

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Governance Legal

Meet our Expert Lucy Johnson-Cameron – Associate at Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP Lucy is a solicitor specialising in corporate transactions at Arnold & Porter. Lucy advises clients on a wide range of transactions including public and private M&A, capital markets, venture capital investments and corporate restructurings.       “I am setting up a charity, and am … Continued

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Why is it important to determine if someone is a volunteer or an employee/worker?

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Legal Management

Meet our Expert Louise Strom – Associate at Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP Louise is an Associate at Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP. Her background is in dispute resolution, and she now specialises in regulatory and contentious life science matters. She maintains an active pro bono practice and has advised several charities and NGOs on wide … Continued

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How should we go about converting our charity’s status to become a new CIO?

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Governance Legal

Meet our Expert Reema Mathur – Associate, Charity & Social Enterprise Team Stone King LLP Reema is an associate in the Charity and Education team, acting for a wide variety of charity and not-for-profit clients. In her spare time, Reema is trustee of a charity that supports women and their children experiencing domestic violence. She … Continued

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Can I claim the value of donated charity concert tickets against income tax?

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Donor Legal Tax

Meet our Expert Tony Austin – Chartered Accountant Tony is an accountant who has been involved with the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years. He was previously National Charity Tax Partner with a major firm of accountants and now works as an independent tax consultant, advising charities and donors on tax issues. He also writes and lectures … Continued

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Can you advise us about where ownership lines should be drawn with website design?

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Legal

Meet our Expert Ben Evans – Solicitor Ben is a solicitor specialising in intellectual property matters at Blake Lapthorn, a leading full service firm in the South East of England. Ben advises clients on trade mark clearance searching, brand strategy and world-wide trade mark prosecutions as well as dealing with a range of intellectual property disputes including … Continued

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How do we allow guests to claim Gift Aid on their ticket price for a charity event?

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Financial Fundraising Gift Aid Legal

Meet our Expert Lizzie Jones – Associate, Farrer & Co Lizzie joined Farrer & Co as a solicitor in 2007, after training at Baker & McKenzie. Lizzie advises sponsors of new charities, directors, trustees and officers of existing charities and other not-for-profit bodies, as well as individuals and companies wishing to make charitable gifts or do business … Continued

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If I give a property to a charity, what is my tax position as a high rate tax payer?

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Legal

Meet our Expert Lizzie Jones – Associate, Farrer & Co Lizzie joined Farrer & Co as a solicitor in 2007, after training at Baker & McKenzie. Lizzie advises sponsors of new charities, directors, trustees and officers of existing charities and other not-for-profit bodies, as well as individuals and companies wishing to make charitable gifts or do business … Continued

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How will the Public Services (Social Value) Act will affect me?

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Legal

Meet our Expert Jonathan Schiffres – Consultant, nef Consulting  Jonathan is a consultant with a focus on using nef tools to evaluate community development work, and regeneration projects in the built environment. He is an accredited practitioner of social return on investment (SROI) and is part of the nef consulting delivery team for SROI training. He has … Continued

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