Charities

Charity laws ‘inefficient and unduly complex’

Technicalities causing a drag on the smooth operation of charities ‘like barnacles on a boat’

An emphasis on data protection and fundraising

Sarah Clune looks at what is on the horizon for charities, including preparation for the new GDPR and changes to Charity Commission guidance

Charities as beneficiaries

Following the recent Ilott decision, Lucy Gill discusses the duty of trustees to ensure that any funds due to a charity are collected

Structural integrity

Darren Hooker considers the options available to charities hoping to change their legal structure, and the advantages and disadvantages of each

Charities and data protection - the basics

Charities must ensure they handle supporters’ personal data correctly, or risk financial penalties and the loss of public trust, writes Bethan Walsh

A significant change in fundraising?

While it is hoped that the new Fundraising Regulator will make a difference for charities and donors, there is still room for improvement, explains Andrew Mackie

Helping clients and charities at HMRC's expenses

Solicitors should encourage clients to take advantage of the underused, invaluable tax relief available when leaving money to charity, advises John Bunker