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POSTPONED: Current Development in the Charity Sector

We have decided to postpone our ‘Current Development in the Charity Sector’ at the Cathedral Lodge on Thursday 19 March 2020. We will of course look to arrange another event on this topic later in the year. If you have any questions relating to the Charity sector, Mark Laughton who would have spoken at the event is very happy to answer any questions you might have. You can contact him via email on mdl@burgesshodgson.co.uk or alternatively he will be providing an ‘update fact sheet’ which we will circulate out to all our guests later next week.

If you would like to receive this fact sheet or would like to be emailed when the rescheduled date is confirmed please email us at: marketing@burgesshodgson.co.uk

Very many thanks for your understanding relating to this postponement.

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Burgess Hodgson Raise £7,500 for Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby

The staff at Burgess Hodgson have once again broken their own yearly fundraising record, managing to donate £7,500 to the local Canterbury ‘Hellfire’ Wheelchair Rugby Club. cheque presentation Canterbury wheelchair rugby Dec 17 450x300 - Burgess Hodgson Raise £7,500 for Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby

The Club are very proud to be the only Club in Kent offering this Paralympic sport which is an exciting fusion of ice hockey, handball and rugby. However, following a review of Olympic funding post Rio 2016, Wheelchair Rugby had its funding cut entirely which has left many of the clubs suffering a funding crisis just to continue training each week.

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#supportinglocal

For over 40 years, supporting our local community has always been a priority to Burgess Hodgson and a cornerstone of the firm. In addition to providing a full range of quality financial services to our local businesses and individuals, we still remain strong in promoting our local area throughout a range of fields. (more…)

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Updates for Charities

Earlier this year the Prime Minister delivered a key-note speech at the Charity Commissions annual public meeting, the Chair of the Charity Commission William Shawcross, announced: “I was very proud to welcome the Prime Minister as our guest and honoured that she chose the Charity Commission’s public meeting to give such a significant speech. There could be no better indication of the importance of charities to this country, and of our responsibility as regulator.” (more…)

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BH raises £6,909 for local charity “Snaap”

Each year Burgess Hodgson nominate a charity to benefit from annual staff fundraising efforts.
Staff have really pushed the boundaries in 2016, raising a firm record of £6,909 for local charity Snaap (Special Needs Advisory & Activities Project).

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Charity Update a Success

 

Charity Update a Success

On Wednesday 2nd November we held a charity and not for profit update seminar at the Cathedral Lodge in collaboration with Furley Page Solicitors along with guest speaker Simon Dolby from the KM Charity team.

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Charity and Not for Profit update seminar

Burgess Hodgson and Furley Page invite you to an update for the Charity & Not for Profit sector on a variety of topics, ideal for charity trustees and finance professionals alike.

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Charity update – February 2016

At the start of this month the long awaited Charities (Protection & Social Investment) Bill passed through the House of Lords and is expected to receive Royal Ascent shortly. Jim Leeves, Associate at Burgess Hodgson, summarises below some of the latest developments at the Charity Commission and the impact of the Bill. (more…)

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Trustees to share educational charity facilities

The Charity Commission has updated its guidance on ways that trustees of fee-charging educational charities, including charitable independent schools, can ensure they run their charities for the public benefit. (more…)

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