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Clerk to the Trustees of Mr Willat's Charity
Head of CharityEminence
Written in a clear format with easy-to-use language, this publication keeps you up to date with the latest compliance requirements and developments. It will save you many hours, and will save you a multiple of the subscription-price in terms of professional advice-fees, with its sample forms, handy checklists and model policies, all professionally drafted and ready to be downloaded, adapted and used. Whether you are a company secretary, trustee, chief executive, accountant or senior external adviser, this resource is a must for you.
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- New Legislation: Addresses important changes introduced by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
- Equality Act: Latest guidance for charities on the Scottish Charity Register from The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator
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- Charitable Giving
- Charity Trading
- Public Accountability
- Borrowing, Creditcontrol and Dispute Resolution
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- Data Protection Law
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- Table of Statutes
- Table of Statutory Instruments
- Table of Forms and Publications
- Division A: Setting up and registering a charity
- Division B: Regulatory Regime
- Division C: Constitutional amendments and restructuring
- Division D: Names for charities and trading subsidiaries
- Division E: Governance and legal administration
- Trustees - general Appointment of directors/trustees
- Directors' / trustees' retirement and cessation of office
- Removal of directors/trustees
- Proceedings of directors/trustees
- Delegation and committees
- Filing and Register-Keeping Requirements - Checklist
- Registered office/correspondence address
- Signing, sealing and execution of documents
- Charity stationery - statutory requirements
- Bank accounts
- Division F: Members' Meetings
- Annual accounts and reports and annual general meeting
- General meetings and resolutions
- Proxies and authorised representatives
- Written resolutions of members
- Division G: Public accountability and reporting
- Division H: Personnel
- Division I: Fundraising, trading and tax
- Professional fundraisers and commercial participators
- Public collection
- Division J: Investments
- Division K: Subsidiary trading companies
- Division L: Charity contracts
- Specimen service agreements
- Division M: Grants
- Division N: Dispute resolution and credit control
- Division O: Acquiring, mortgaging and disposing of land
- Division P: Risk management and insurance
- Risk management
- Division Q: Data protection and freedom of information
- Division R: Intellectual property
- Division S: Websites and electronic communications
- Division T: Equality and Discrimination
- Division U: Model Policies
- Northern Ireland
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Clerk to the Trustees of Mr Willat's Charity
Head of Charity Eminence
GENERAL EDITORSCon Alexander Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards
Greyham Dawes FCA, DChA Charities Unit Director, Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP
Jenny Ebbage Partner, Edwards & Co
Cecile Gillard LLB (Hons), FRSA Legal Manager, Charities and Civil Society, Burton Sweet, Chartered Accountants
Simon Mackintosh Partner, Turcan Connell
Simon Mackintosh Partner and Head of the Charities Unit
Ken Pinkerton and Alexander Garden both from Turcan Connell Solicitors
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Looseleaf and CD-ROM
£456.00 main work inc mainland UK p&p (there is an additional cost for non-UK mainland p&p)
4 updates per year - approximately £120.00 per update. You will continue to receive updates until you countermand this.
Annual subscription January - December
Update 52 includes material on:
– Accounting and reporting: revised financial threshold for independent examination of accounts (instead of statutory audit); revised financial threshold for small company accounting exemptions (financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2016); application of FRS 102 accounting and reporting standard to charities and SORP version applicable (financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2016) and withdrawal of FRSSE 2015; extension of application of SORP to the Republic of Ireland (as voluntary best practice); trustees’ annual report – revised and additional reporting requirements for larger charities; changes to SOFA requirements (Statement of Financial Activities); expectations of the charity regulators in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
– Personnel: pensions auto-enrolment ‘eligible job holders’; DBS checks – schools; situations where there is a potential application of TUPE; updated material on migration and right to work in the UK regulations and procedures.
– Health and safety: key provisions of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015; updated material on criminal penalties (including the revised ‘Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences’ sentencing guidelines) and the ‘fee for intervention’ scheme.
– Taxation: new orchestra tax relief; Gift Aid revised HMRC guidance on various aspects of Gift Aid, retention of records – revised HMRC requirements; new wording for Gift Aid declarations and revised procedures relating to sponsorship by relatives and donor benefits; Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme revised annual donations limit and revised donations cap thresholds (applicable from 6 April 2016).
– Useful contacts: additions and updated details.
– Northern Ireland: Charity Commission for Northern Ireland revised procedures; the Credit Unions and Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.
– Subsidiary trading companies: updated ICAEW and Charity Commission guidance relating to the correct calculation of ‘distributable profits’ in determining funds available for Gift Aid donation to the parent charity.
– Contracts: updated material relating to the government ‘Compact’, public procurement, state aid rules, negotiating terms and application of TUPE.
– Risk management: revised reporting requirements under the new SORP.
– Data protection, websites and electronic communications: updated to reflect latest ICO guidance.
– Scotland: updated OSCR guidance for trustees (legal requirements and good practice); Scotland Act 2016 and the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.
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