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.
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.Read More
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…)Read More
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…)Read More
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).
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…)Read More