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Setting up a charity

The many things to consider before making the big decision to set up a new organisation and what to do if you decide to go ahead.

Charitable status

Do you need to join the charity register? Would other legal structures be better for your planned organisation?

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Social enterprises

Your new organisation may be more suited to the model of a social enterprise than a traditional charity.

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Legal forms for voluntary organisations

The legal forms available to organisations, plus a guide to charitable structures and what to consider when making your decision.

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A glossary unpicking some of the key terms.

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