I think that making preparations for both drafting a complaint to HMRC and
preparing an application to CC should start now. Even if the preparations are
only minor. Delaying either by any real length of time could affect Wikimania
Our estimates for the venue are based on having charity status and bookings
need to happen in quick sucession to winning the bid. If we can start making
preparations now it may also alleviate any concerns that the jury/public may
have with this.
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