CLS Direct - Home Page

Site Map | Feedback | Key Shortcuts | Help   

Advice Search

Topic: Home > Employment > Charities

Includes information about the legal requirements for setting up and registering charities and the rules relating to their operations and fund raising activities.

AdviceNow *
Links in this section open a new browser window.
Advicenow, produced by the Advice Services Alliance, is an independent guide to the best available information on rights and legal issues.


Legal requirements for setting up and registering a charity. How charities are required to operate, including rules on fund raising activities.

3 The Register of Charities

The Central Register of Charities contains details of registered charities in England and Wales.
Provided by Charity Commission
2 Starting and registering as a charity

Information about starting and registering as a charity. Includes whether you need to start a new charity, which charities need to register, and the registration process.
Provided by Charity Commission
1 Frequently asked questions - guidance for charities

Answers frequently asked questions including book keeping, duties of trustees and fundraising.
Provided by Charity Commission

No documents in topic.

New Search

Top of Page

Find a local Advisor

Enter your postcode or town to find a local advisor.

CLS Legal Information LeafletsCLS Fund & ChargesLegal Aid CalculatorOther LinksUsing Advice SearchTopicsUsing the DirectoryNationals & HelplinesCategories of LawChargesComplaintsNewsQuality MarkInformation for Providers