Setting up and running a charity – guidance

Charities and public service delivery: an introduction (CC37)

An overview of the legal and good practice issues that charities need to consider when delivering public services.

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Charities and public service delivery: an introduction and overview

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Public services are services that are normally carried out by local authorities.

Charities who are thinking about carrying out public services need to consider:

  • what is a public service
  • whether they can deliver the public service
  • if charity funds can be used to contribute towards the service
  • if there are any legal requirements

This guidance to public service gives an overview of the legal and good practice issues that charities need to consider.