Practical guidance

Changes checklist

Changes checklist

[Constitutional and organisational requirements]

  • Objects of the organisation.
  • Express constitutional restrictions.
  • Subsidiary or special trusts
  • General charitable duties.
  • Charities Act 2011 procedures.
  • Constitutional procedures
  • Others.

[Consents]

  • Revenue funding agreements
  • Capital funding agreements.
  • Commercial mortgages,
  • Freehold restrictive covenants.
  • Your lease or any superior lease.
  • Rights of others over your property.
  • Rights that you have granted under leases.

[Town and County Planning]

  • ‘‘Development’ requiring consent.
  • Listed building consent.
  • Planning gain agreements.
  • Planning conditions.

[Neighbours and the public]

  • Private nuisance.
  • Environmental health legislation.
  • Party Wall legislation.

[Occupiers and users]

  • Occupiers liability.
  • Building Regulations.Environmental legislation.
  • Fire Regulations.
  • Asbestos Health and Safety at Work legislation.
  • Equality Act.
  • CDM Regulations.
  • Energy Performance Certificate.
  • Other regulatory procedures

[Tax considerations]

  • VAT clawback following zero – rated construction.
  • Relevant charitable purpose for VAT liability on rent.
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax.
  • Income Tax liability.
  • Business Rate relief.

[Insurance]

  • Notification to your public liability insurers.
  • Further insurance.