Legal Implications of Funding for Third Sector Organisations

This 52-minute video examines the legal obligations attached to the different forms of funding received by third sector organisations, with particular reference to procurement rules and state aid law.

Topics include:

  • Why it's important to distinguish between grants and contracts
  • The key elements of a grant
  • The key elements of a contract agreement
  • Public procurement regulations
  • State aid restrictions
  • Advice for charities

Cases referenced:

  • Helmut Muller GmbH v Bundesanstalt fur Immobilienaufgaben (C-451/08) [2011] P.T.S.R. 200
  • R. (on the application of Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council [2016] EWHC 2166 (Admin)
  • R. (on the application of Midlands Co-operative Society Ltd) v Birmingham City Council [2012] EWHC 620 (Admin)
  • Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Ltd v Coventry City Council [2013] EWHC 3366 (Admin)

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Date:Published Friday 14 October 2016
Duration:1 hour
CPD hours:1 hour
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Owen Willcox

Practical Law


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