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    • HKay
    • By HKay 18th May 17, 11:14 AM
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    Recommendations for club accounts for non-charity
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    • 18th May 17, 11:14 AM
    Recommendations for club accounts for non-charity 18th May 17 at 11:14 AM
    Hello. We run a small project that benefits vulnerable children. We're not registered as a charity, and have so far self-funded what we do. We're small and simple, but need to do a small amount of fundraising now to help towards costs. It's been suggested we open a club bank account, and we're looking for recommendations. Many thanks.
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    • Aquamania
    • By Aquamania 18th May 17, 8:09 PM
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    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/banking/small-business#acc
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    • By Savvy_Sue 18th May 17, 9:08 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:08 PM
    When I was running the PTA fundraising I used Nationwide's Clubs and Societies account: I don't know if they still offer that.
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    • Robin9
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    • 19th May 17, 9:27 AM
    It is most important that your funds do not go through one of your committee members accounts - no matter how honest and well meaning they are.

    I have a CAF account - you can pay cash in at HSBC - but it needs a minimum 1000 to open and a charge of 5 a month.
    • daveyjp
    • By daveyjp 19th May 17, 9:36 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 9:36 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 9:36 AM
    School PTA used a Natwest club account.

    From my experience avoid. Local branch didn't have a clue about the basics such as changing signatories on the account.
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