Recent judgement threatens significant charitable tax relief 20/05/2013
A High Court decision significantly altering local authorities ability to levy ratings on charities sets a dangerous precedent according to Moira Protani at law firm Wilsons.
Rothschild augments charities team with new hire 09/05/2013
Rothschild has appointed Tracy Collins to its wealth management business as a director in the firm’s charities team. Ms Collins joins Rothschild from Sarasin & Partners, where she was a senior associate partner in its charities team. She was responsible for a number of the firm’s charity clients, managing both existing client relationships and developing new business.
Over 200 foundations registered in Jersey now 25/04/2013
There are now more than 200 Foundation structures registered in Jersey, since their introduction in July 2009 - including 60 for UHNW family wealth planning.
Standard Life Wealth launches charity arm 31/03/2013
Standard Life Wealth (SLW) has established a dedicated charities desk.
What is the Cup Trust and what did it do? 25/03/2013
Moira Protani, head of charities at law firm Wilsons, gives her commentary on the Cup Trust, the Charity Commission's inquiry report and the uncorrected transcript of oral evidence given by the chair and chief executive of the Charity Commission to the Public Accounts Committee which she cites as '...painful reading'
Wealthy young give most to charity 14/03/2013
Young high income donors give more to charity than their older peers, a new report by the charity think tank NPC has found.
Lucien Freud donates painting to the UK as part of Acceptance in Lieu scheme 06/02/2013
The late artist Lucian Freud has expressed his gratitude to Great Britain for welcoming his family when they arrived in the country as refugees, by leaving a treasured Corot portrait to the nation under the Acceptance in Lieu scheme.
UK Government proposes opening up payroll giving to 'non-charities' 24/01/2013
The UK Government has launched a consultation on the running of Payroll Giving schemes including proposals to involve non-charities.
Wealth-X to collaborate with fundraising body 15/01/2013
Wealth-X – the ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) intelligence firm – is to join forces with the Institute of Fundraising (IoF).
Coutts provides platform for Russian philanthropists 14/01/2013
Coutts has hosted its first ‘Women in Philanthropy Forum’ in Russia. Some 60 women gathered to hear from some of Russia’s leading female philanthropists as well as Marcelle Speller, a philanthropist active in the UK.