Head of Corporate
Business Charity and Not-for-Profit
Charitable governance is a critical part of running a charity.
We advise on:
- The appointment and removal of trustees
- Trustees’ duties and responsibilities
- Delegation of powers and duties
- Issues relating to the day-to-day running of a charitable organisation
- Advice on conflicts of duty/interest.
We support our colleagues in our nationally recognised Education team with governance issues for school, academies, FE and HE clients where required, including;
- Schemes of delegation, particularly in the context of multi-academy trusts
- Risk management across the organisation
- Admissions, exclusions and independent review processes
- Governance reviews and specific advice for academies where the corporate structure is not well understood
Other governance related services include:
- Company secretarial and clerking services for charity and education clients
- A GDPR/Data Protection Office support service to clients across the not-for-profit and education specialist sectors
- Engagement with regulators where required
- Advice in relation to the use of trading subsidiaries
Partnership Chair and Head of Corporate
Vaughan Jones is Burnetts' Partnership Chair and Head of Corporate team
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