It is often considered an honour to act as a trustee for a charity and an opportunity to give something back to the community. We outline the main responsibilities with a particular emphasis on accounting and audit requirements.
Recent times have seen tough new rules introduced to crack down on money laundering and the proceeds of crime. The rules affect a wide range of people and we consider how your organisation may be affected.
A social enterprise entity is a business with primarily social objectives. Any surpluses made are reinvested into the main principle of that entity (or into the community) rather than maximising profit for shareholders. We consider the various legal forms and which one will be the most appropriate.