Information on legal issues

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Regulates adventure activities through licensing. Provides information on the circumstances in which a licence is required to run adventure activities.

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Provides information and advice to charities about tax issues, and also represents charities to the government on issues about taxation.

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Provide information packages of legal documents for establishing different forms of organisations, including limited companies, partnerships and limited liability partnerships.

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LawWorks for Community Groups offers free legal advice and guidance to small charities, not-for-profit, voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in England and Wales. To apply use the online form on their website.

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NCVO have a wide range of information on all aspects of running a community and voluntary group. They publish guidance on trustee liability and on insurance for volunteers and organisations, You can also ask questions about working in the community and voluntary sector. For example, how to recruit trustees, queries about employment legislation, or where to get a financial advisor.
NCVO's Workforce Project aims to share best practice on employment in the voluntary sector.

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Sandy Adirondack provides Training and consultancy on governance and law for the voluntary sector. She offers email updates on a wide range of legal issues for the community and voluntary sector including employment law and charity law.