Part 2 – Charities? Hardest game in the world that is

In our previous article, we looked at the increasingly crowded and competitive world that charities operate in.  This time, we think about one aspect in particular of charities which might help them – interaction with the private sector. In its fairly lengthy recent report, the Law Family Commission on Civil Society set out various ways … Read more

Charities? Hardest game in the world that is

I’ve been wondering over the last little while whether the charitable sector might be one of the most competitive in the country. How many charities are there?  Well, we start with the Charity Commission figures ie the number of registered charities.  That’s about 170,000 – and it grows every year.  However, on top of that … Read more

The Trust Registration Service and UK Real Estate – FAQs

Recent legislation and updated HMRC guidance have expanded the scope of trusts that have to register with HMRC’s Trust Registration Service (“TRS“). Given that trust structures are common features in UK real estate ownership, care should be taken to register any relevant trusts before the applicable deadline. This briefing provides a guide to those involved … Read more

New UK Regulations on Russian Sanctions – Trusts Services

On 15 December 2022, the UK published the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2022 (the “Regulations“) which amend the UK’s principal regulation imposing sanctions on Russia (the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“Russia Regulations“)). This post just focuses on the impact of the amendments on trusts, however our colleagues in the … Read more