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Publications: Charities and Social Enterprises

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The power to give guarantees as Social Investment

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 introduced a statutory power for charities to enable them to make social investments. This came into force on the 31 July 2016.

(Publication Date: Thu 12 Jan 2017)

The Benefits of Charitable Trusts

In this Briefing we review what a charitable trust is, the key issues that should be considered when setting one up and the benefits that derive from this kind of charitable enterprise.

(Publication Date: Mon 21 Nov 2016)

Leaving 10% of an Estate to Charity to Benefit from Lower IHT Rate

Draft legislation has been included in the Finance Bill 2012 which will help people to reduce their inheritance tax burden if they leave a portion of their estate to charity.

(Publication Date: Fri 12 Sep 2014)

Name or shame : Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

The Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (“the Act”) came into force on 1 August 2014. This briefing note focuses on two key provisions of the Act which deal with the requirement to display the name and charitable status of registered societies (previously known as Industrial and Provident Societies).

(Publication Date: Thu 14 Aug 2014)

Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013

A summary of the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013 which came in 2013 and deals with problems faced by trustees in relation to the classification and apportionment of capital and income in both private and charitable trusts.

(Publication Date: Wed 26 Feb 2014)

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