articles: Charities & Not-for-profit

Moore Stephens attends Ellen MacArthur Annual Charity Gala Dinner

Moore Stephens South were delighted to attend Dame Ellen MacArthur’s Annual Gala Charity Dinner at the BT Tower last Thursday 28th March. 

In attendance from Moore Stephens South were Sue Lucas, Andrew Coldwell, Ann Mathias, Esme Shakeshaft, Kevin Cooper and Vicky Drayton. 

They were accompanied by their special guests for the evening, Richard and Lucy Moore of Moore Stephens International and Nicholas and Joanna Hilton of Moore Stephens UK.

STEP launches ‘The Informed Trustee’

During Trustees’ Week, the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) – the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning – launched an innovative new online course for charity trustees, as part of its commitment to providing education in the field of trusts and trusteeship.

VAT blow for cultural charities and public bodies

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has finally crushed hopes that more public bodies and charities engaged in cultural activities could claim VAT exemption on their admission charges. Its recent judgment in the VAT case of the British Film Institute (BFI), released in February, draws a line under an argument that has been running for the last four years.