The Charity Commission has today published its long-anticipated new guidance on “Charities with a connection to a non-charity”, following its publication of draft guidance in February of last year.
In our March 2019 edition of Legacies Roundup, we consider the recently reported case of Ellott v Cimarron UK Ltd, examine the possible effects of Brexit on legacy giving, and take a look at the issues surrounding post-death access to digital assets.
Members of the public are being contacted to request sums of money to be deposited into an unknown bank account through the use of fraudulent invoices containing our firm’s name and logo.
In this week's Briefing: The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has published “Community engagement and EU Exit: guidance for local authorities”. The Home Secretary has boosted funding for next year’s places of worship protective security.
We were delighted to host the latest of our occasional Purposeful Business Conversations recently, in which GameShift introduced participants to the Evolved Value Framework (EVF).
P2P Finance News has drawn on the expertise of Dena Chadderton, Senior Advisor in BWB Compliance, for a piece focusing on the impact of platform insolvency on the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) market.
In this week's Briefing: An All Party Parliamentary Group has been set up for Philanthropy and Social Investment. The government has published a new International Education Strategy outlining plans to increase student numbers and income generated from international education.
Employment Insight: Discrimination on Grounds of Religious Belief – Whose Protected Characteristic is it Anyway? >
It is a well-known tenet of employment law that employees are protected from discrimination by their employer, in respect of a number of “protected characteristics”, from day one of their employment.
Charities and social enterprises planning a campaign that directly criticises a business or its practices need to carefully consider the legal issues that can arise.
In this week's Briefing: A Private Member’s Bill to give charity trustees the right to unpaid time off work has had its first reading in parliament. The Fundraising Regulator has announced changes to its funding levy for the years Sept 19/20 and Sept 20/21.
The Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory disclosure of (a) all convictions where an individual has multiple convictions and/or (b) youth cautions (including warnings and reprimands issued under an old regime) is disproportionate and incompatible with an individual’s right to private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Have you been considering whether to transfer the current trading activities of a private company into multiple subsidiaries? Our briefing will guide you through the pros and cons.
Dena Chadderton, Senior Advisor in BWB Compliance, has spoken to P2P Finance News regarding the possibility that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may “lump peer-to-peer lending in with riskier investment products as part of its crackdown on promotions”.
This week’s call by Bates Wells and a coalition of charities for legal clarity on whether charities should ensure their investments support their goals and their duty to provide public benefit, has been covered by the national press.