The pros and cons of various legal structures for studio organisations and the impact of the Charities Act 2006. Solicitor Nicholas Sharp prepared this presentation for the NFASP 2008 conference. It details the legal structures available to studio organisations, such as registered charity - company limited by guarantee or the Charitable Incorporated Association (CIO), which was implemented in 2009.
Also non-charity but non-profit, ie. company limited by guarantee or community interest company (CIC). The presentation also examines the impact of the Charities Act 2006.