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Charities Trading, Tax & Subsidiaries
Many charities trade, either as an integral part of their charitable activities or to raise funds. Some charitable groups/organisations set up a subsidiary ("business" or "trading arm") as a way to generate income on a more substantial or permanent basis, which is a non-charitable trading company.
Company Law Help! Sheet
If your organisation is set up as a limited company, it is bound by the Companies Act 2006 and the Companies (NI) Orders 1986-1990. This legislation lays down rules and procedures for companies concerning administration, reporting, disclosure of company details and accounting.
Dealing With Conflict: Toolkit
The default responsibility for dealing with conflict situations lies with the Chair, and this is assumed in the points below. If the Chair is party to the conflict, management committee members may wish to nominate someone from their membership to take responsibility for resolving the situation.