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Determining the membership subscription: determining the board of directors (although not usually called "directors" or "trustees"); their minimum and maximum number; how they are to be elected, nominated and/or appointed; the length of a term of office; and the maximum time they can serve. Considering any issues which will require a 75% vote. Considering the terms upon which the organisation would be wound up and a mechanism to determine to which other charity or charities the surplus assets would be transferred.
Consider an appropriate name. If it is a charity, it may wish to exclude the word "company" or "limited" in its name and to include, for example, the word "trust" or "partnership" (even though it is a company rather than an actual trust or partnership). It is possible to obtain preliminary approval to a name from the Registrar of Companies and essential to do so if the name contains a sensitive word such as "Great Britain", "Scotland", "Scottish". "Institute", "Authority", etc.