Account 2 Grow Ltd
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, cards, corporate and investment banking, as well as wealth and investment management. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays invests, protects, lends and moves money on behalf of clients worldwide.
Our Philanthropy Service engages, educates and supports our HNW clients in their personal giving journey. Over the years, we have helped clients to answer many questions about their giving: where to start, how to fund, how much to give, how to engage others, and how to ensure success. Via a bespoke service we help clients access the right assistance for a range of issues including:
– Identifying the right structure: Setting up the right vehicle for effective giving
– Achieving the desired effect: Identifying cause areas and levels of involvement
– Involving the family: Providing guidance on how to include and engage your family
– Developing your vision: Providing access to regular forums and literature to help give further insight into the world of philanthropy
We are also one of the UK’s largest charity and not-for-profit investment mangers, with a dedicated national team of Charity Investment Advisors who provide support for over 700 charity clients around the country. We provide the highest level of investment management advice based on an in-depth understanding of the way charities work and their specific requirements. Our broad range of services include:
– Treasury management for longer term strategic cash
– Discretionary pooled or segregated investment portfolios
– Passive investment solutions
Bates Wells & Braithwaite LLP
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation
Ben Uri Gallery
Berkshire Community Foundation
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The nature and size of their practice allows their specialists in trusts, tax planning, philanthropy, property, employment and matrimonial law to consult freely with one another. As a result, they offer clients the highest standards of advice, combined with personal attention from an individual partner.
Many of their partners serve as trustees of family trusts and executors of estates: frequently acting for families over a number of generations. BDB recognise that combining family harmony with the peace of mind that comes from knowing your wealth will be secured for future generations, is the primary concern for many of their clients.
BDB also have a large multi-disciplinary team working both with and within the charities sector. Acting for over 450 national and international charities, and a wide range of other civil society organisations and social enterprises, BDB deal with all types of charity-related concerns, and have special expertise in particularly complex or unusual matters.
BDB have an ongoing commitment to achieving the best for our clients and for the sector. They offer an open, imaginative and common sense approach and have an ability to work with their clients to find the best solutions. In awarding the team the 2011/12 STEP Charity Law Team of the Year Award, the judges found that BDB "demonstrated passion, professionalism and a practical approach to charity law".
BDB also have charity and social enterprise specialists in their Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Employment, Commercial and Advisory, Public Law and Public Affairs and Dispute Resolution departments.