News: May 2018

Guest blog: Does my new charity need to be registered?

25 May 2018

Whatever your reasons are for setting up a charity (perhaps it is for tax reasons or to benefit from business rates relief), here are a few points from Emma Hurrell to consider when doing so. Trustees Trustees are those who have general control and management of the administration of the charity. The Charity Commission suggests […]

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Trustees beware – beneficiaries can ask for more trust information than you think!

3 May 2018

Lewis v Tamplin ([2018] EWHC 777 (Ch)) is a useful reminder to trustees and their advisers of the difficulty of resisting requests for disclosure of trust documents from trust beneficiaries, where the purpose of the request is to obtain information about the trust, its assets and the trustees’ stewardship of them, to enable the beneficiaries […]

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