Shivaji ShivaSenior Associate
Advisor of not-for-profit organisations on the creation of such organisations, their dissolution and most of the issues they encounter.
I advise staff and board members of charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations on the creation of such organisations, their dissolution and most of the issues they encounter during their lifespan
This includes advising on the restructuring and re-organisation of charities including merger and the development of complex collaboration arrangements.
I have been active in the charity sector for over 15 years.
I am ranked as a “notable practitioner” by Chambers 2015 for Charities work. Peers say I am “proactive and gets the job done,” offering clients “well-rounded advice.”
I regularly write on changes in the law relevant to charities, and recently contributed to The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network debate on Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs).
As you will remember charities promoting sport and physical activity must comply with the Code to be eligible for Sport England funding. We covered this in our e-briefing late last year.
Air pollution is estimated to cause the equivalent of 40,000 early deaths in UK annually.
A small Islabike and a Brompton dressed the podium for this seminar - two little bikes that each transformed an industry and became ‘iconic’ in their markets.
What are the potential pitfalls for a sports star and charity entering into a partnership? Working with sports stars can raise the profile of a charity and the cause it supports, but before any decision is taken to work with a sports star, particular care and consideration must be given to the obligations and potential ramifications involved.
Two governance codes were launched during Trustee Week last year – the Voluntary Sector Governance Code and the Code for Sports Governance.
Sport England has been responding to queries by asserting that it would be published ‘by the end of this month’ and it was. It arrived on Monday 31 October, and can be viewed here.
The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 gives the Charity Commission the power to issue official warnings to a charity trustee or a charity where it considers there has been a breach of trust or duty or other misconduct or mismanagement of the charity.
(You can read the last e-briefing here) On 7 June, the Charity Commission published updated fundraising guidance, CC20. So what is new? A change in emphasis The new guidance was prompted by the much publicised events of last year.
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