January 2017


 

We have been busy:

  • Looking for trustees
  • Learning about fundraising
  • Preparing the documentation used to register at Charity Commission
  • Learning about charity company structures
  • Asking D’Arcy Myers for advice about keeping looking for trustees or not
  • After deciding that to find trustees is difficult and time consuming, we have been preparing the documents to register as Social Enterprise
  • Having a video made for our Please donate page
  • Sending the application to register as Social Enterprise to Companies House (21/1/2017)
  • Preparing the application to open a bank account at CAF Bank
  • Learning about company tax and UTR
  • Preparing detailed instructions for volunteers who help depressed teenagers
  • Preparing information needed to find trainee fundraisers
  • Learning about freelance fundraisers
  • Having writer and mental health activist Megan Haste write our January’s Hope Post
  • Enquiring The Disclosure and Barring Service about the type of DBS checks we need to perform
  • Learning about how to write proposals

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