Closing down an organisation Resources

Closing a registered charity

Most of the charities on the Register of Charities are required to be there: because they have charitable aims and enough income to require registration, and the only circumstances in which they can be removed are if they dissolve or wind up.

The law on dissolving, winding up or closing a charity

The Charities Act 2011:

Closing a charitable company

A charitable company is regulated by company law as well as charity law. This means that there are two stages involved in the dissolution of a charitable company. It must first follow the process for removing a company from the Companies House Register and then follow the Charity Commission’s process so that it can also be removed from their Register