BUILD

New Organisations: we set up new legal structures:

  • Voluntary associations;
  • Trusts;
  • Non-profit companies and
  • PTYs.

Relationships

  • Contracts- we draft contracts between organisations and between people and organisations, and we create standard documents for our clients to use to govern and to protect themselves.
  • Negotiations- we check and vet contracts that clients want to sign, and negotiate alterations and improvements. We negotiate with government departments and banks on behalf of clients.
  • Connections- we are often in a position to connect clients with other useful service providers, facilitators and potential partners.

REGISTER

We undertake registration applications for our clients, and deal with ongoing registration requirements including:

  • Companies;
  • Trusts;
  • NonProfit Organisation applications;
  • Public Benefit Organisation and other tax exemption applications;
  • Directors;
  • Trustees;

RENOVATE

For established organisations in need of a change or an update, we:

  • Restructure
    • We provide advice on options for restructuring;
    • We re-draft and amend founding documents and contracts;
    • We make registration applications required by any re-structuring.
  • Update registrations with government departments;
  • Update directors/trustees with CIPC and the Master; and
  • Amend founding documents.

KEEP IT TIDY

We deal with ongoing compliance and maintenance requirements for our clients including:

  • Director/trustee changes;
  • NPO reports;
  • CIPC annual returns; and
  • Updating CIPC registration details.

We also offer a comprehensive annual compliance service which packages the annual reporting and update services and adds some useful extras. The annual compliance service:

  • relieves the burden of administration;
  • keeps the registrations of your organisation up to date;
  • keeps track of board terms of office; and provides easy access to the latest versions of frequently required fundamental documents.

ARTICULATE

We provide advice, assistance and support to our clients including:

  • General contractual/compliance/governance advice;
  • Tax advice;
  • B-BBEE advice and support;
  • Opinions on specific topics, when formal guidance is required.

We bring the important issues into the open by asking the important questions and putting them down on paper, and draft, amongst others:

  • Contracts;
  • Grant agreements;
  • Constitutions;
  • Memoranda of Incorporation;
  • Trust deeds.

ngoCOMPLY

We are now able to offer our clients a comprehensive annual compliance service which packages all of the reporting and update services and adds some useful extras. To make budgeting easier (and assist with cashflow) this annual service is offered at a fixed rate, which can be settled upfront (with a substantial discount) or by monthly debit order.

The annual and ongoing compliance service:

  • relieves the burden of administration;
  • keeps the registrations of your organisation up to date;
  • keeps track of board terms of office; and
  • provides easy access to the latest versions of frequently required fundamental documents.

Services Provided

Description

NPO Reporting We lodge your current annual report with the NPO Directorate and follow up with them to ensure the report is placed on record and that the NPO database reflects the organisation as compliant.
B-BBEE Affidavit We produce and send to you an annual B-BBEE affidavit, setting out the organisation’s B-BBEE status and ranking.
Document Cache We maintain and give you password-protected access to a folder where we save all of the important documents that you often need including your founding and registration documents and the annual documents we produce for you.
Board terms of office We keep a track of how long board members have been in office, and remind you of who should be stepping down and when, so that you remain compliant with your founding document.
CIPC Annual Return (for NPCs) We pay your annual return fee and lodge your annual report with CIPC to maintain CIPC status and avoid deregistration.
CIPC Disclosure (for NPCs) We obtain and supply to you an annual up-to-date disclosure certificate from CIPC.
Status report Any time that you need a status report on these compliance functions for a potential funder or for a report to the board, this is available to you.

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