Conflict, property & indemnity in inter-charity dealings.
- Conflicts and constraints—essential knowledge.
- Property—what does it comprise?
- Indemnity—guidance needing re-delineation.
Charities work with each other. Government presses for greater efficiencies in the voluntary sector (eg, the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011), s 14(4) ‘promote … effective use’). Structures need modernisation. So how do conflicts, property and indemnity inhibit common or desirable inter-charity dealings? See Table 1 for the types of transactions which concern us.
The steps with addressing conflicts are familiar and involve prior data capture/declaration, processed around 'the' decision, and subsequent public disclosure.
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