Charity Regulation

We steer charities through intricate regulation intricacies so you can stay focused on fuelling your purpose.

What You Need to Know

We specialise in navigating the complex regulatory environment that charities operate within. 

With our team of experienced charities and non-profit Solicitors, we provide expert guidance and legal support to help your charity meet the ever-evolving regulatory requirements. Trust us to ensure your organisation stays on the right track.

The Importance of Regulatory Compliance

Charities in the UK are subject to various laws, regulations and reporting requirements.

Ensuring compliance with these regulations is vital for several reasons:

1. Maintaining Charitable Status: Compliance with regulatory standards is necessary to obtain and maintain charitable status. Without it, your organisation may lose its eligibility for tax benefits and other privileges.

2. Public Trust: Regulatory compliance builds and maintains public trust. Donors, supporters, and beneficiaries want to know that your charity operates ethically and transparently.

3. Legal Obligations: Charities have legal obligations to report financial information, adhere to governance standards, and follow specific rules related to fundraising and spending.

4. Risk Mitigation: Compliance helps mitigate legal and reputational risks that could harm your charity’s mission and operations.

Our Regulatory Compliance Services

Tann Law Solicitors offers a range of services to support your charity’s regulatory compliance:

1. Regulatory Audits: Our solicitors conduct comprehensive audits of your charity’s operations and governance to identify areas of non-compliance and develop strategies for rectification.

2. Governance Compliance: We ensure that your charity’s governance framework aligns with regulatory requirements and provide guidance on trustees’ duties and responsibilities.

3. Reporting and Filings: Our team assists with the preparation and submission of annual reports, financial statements, and other regulatory filings required by the Charity Commission and other relevant bodies.

4. Fundraising Compliance: We help your charity navigate the rules and regulations governing fundraising activities, ensuring compliance with the Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Fundraising Practice.

5. Tax Compliance: We provide guidance on tax matters, including Gift Aid and tax-efficient giving, to optimise your charity’s financial operations.

6. Data Protection: Our solicitors assist with compliance with data protection laws, ensuring that your charity handles personal data in accordance with legal requirements.

7. Compliance Training: We offer training sessions for charity trustees and staff to enhance their understanding of regulatory compliance and best practices.

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Why Choose Tann Law for Charity Regulatory Compliance?

We are committed to supporting charitable organisations in meeting their regulatory obligations while focusing on their mission. 

With our expertise in charity law and regulatory compliance, we provide accurate and timely advice to keep you updated on the latest changes. Our personalised solutions cater to your specific needs, streamlining compliance processes and reducing legal and reputational risks. 

We are accessible whenever you need assistance, making your charity’s success and compliance our top priorities. Contact us today for the legal guidance and support your charity deserves to thrive.

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