Short Courses & Creative Retreats

Key Legal Structures for Arts Organisations

Every Art Organsiation has a legal structure, find the right one for your organisation. Discover the different types of structure available and the 'pros' and cons' of each one what they allow you to do and the key responsibilities and obligations each brings. This seminar encourages group interaction, helped along with lots of information.


The course will cover the following topics:

What is a legal structure?

Strengths and weaknesses of being a: sole trader, partnership, association, trust, private company, public company, community interest company.

Difference between incorporated and unincorporated bodies.

What is required to become a registered charity.

Benefits (and some of the pitfalls) of becoming a registered charity.

Main responsibilities of a Board of Trustees.

Length: 3 hours (including breaks)