The Gift Aid Small Charitable Donations Scheme (GASDS) introduced in 2013 raised much less for charity than had been expected.
Just over one year since the Brexit referendum result, the Government has published its long-awaited announcement on the treatment of EU citizens and their family members in the UK after Brexit.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has entered into a series of Memoranda of Understanding with local authorities and the Information Comissioner; various sector bodies have responded to the Queen's Speech; New Philanthropy Capital has published a new report; and the Competition and Markets Authority has publised an update.
Measurement and evaluation is core to good impact practice. It helps us understand what works, how it works and how we can achieve more. Good measurement and evaluation involves reflective, creative, and proportionate approaches. It makes the most of existing theoretical frameworks as well as new digital solutions, and focuses on learning and improving.
Those making applications for entry clearance under certain Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes for skilled work sponsored (Tier 2) visas for the UK will now be required to provide overseas criminal record certificates.
Risk management is a vital ingredient of running a charity or social enterprise.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has begun using its new power under section 181A Charities Act 2011; New Philanthropy Capital has published a short paper; NCVO, together with other umbrella bodies across the UK and in Ireland, have issued a Position Statement on Brexit negotiations; and other updates from the sector.
Our new partner appointment expands the firm’s AIM practice and strengthens capabilities in transactional work.
Legacy income is on the rise, but despite a recent success for charities in the Supreme Court, so are challenges to charity legacies.
This will be of particular interest to those working in the fields of child protection, domestic violence and/or children’s and women’s rights.
Leticia Jennings has been quoted in Civil Society following The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (UK) High Court ruling.
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 October and 31 December 2016 (“the specified period”).
Crowdfunding has created new opportunities for raising funds from the public.