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In this week's Briefing: HMRC has published guidance on the VAT treatment where a charity receives sponsorship and donations at the same time. The Universities Minister has called on all institutions to accept the IHRA definition of antisemitism and step up to tackle religious-based hate.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published a blogpost called “How to assess risk for charities working internationally”. BOND has published an update on the sector’s action to eradicate sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and unacceptable abuses of power.
Employers will be pretty familiar with the existing obligations around providing written particulars. Significant legislative changes will take effect from 6 April 2020. They are quite detailed but the principal changes will significantly extend the employer’s obligations.
In this week's Charity Briefing: The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has announced a new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings. Big Society Capital has launched Local Access, a new social investment programme.
Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry announces new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings >
On 2 May 2019, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IISCA) announced a new investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings, including places of worship, places of faith tuition and places attended by young people, such as youth groups, in connection with their religions beliefs.
On the 1 May 2019, Bond’s cross-sector safeguarding group published a practical guide exploring the six ways that trustees of UK-based NGOs should take the lead on safeguarding.
Intellectual Property – rights in brands, publications and websites – is a key asset for any healthy charity. But is your IP protection ready for action? Or would it benefit from an urgent personal training plan?
In this week's Briefing: HM Treasury has published a consultation on the implementation of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) which could impact on charitable trusts. The Department of Education has published some Q&A about the introduction of compulsory relationships and sex education classes.
Growing up has always been difficult. But growing up as a child in today’s environment of immersive technology where thousands of apps and online services vie for your attention must be especially baffling to a child navigating today’s complex world.
In this week's Briefing: The House of Commons Library has published a paper detailing preparation for medicines shortages after Brexit. The Parliamentary Environment Audit Committee has published a report “Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability”.
Although the Agency Worker Regulations 2010 (the Regulations) have been in force for almost a decade, there have been surprisingly few cases dealing with the enforceability of the rights they have introduced and how liability and compensation will be apportioned and awarded where these have been breached.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is considering the question of introducing mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse in England and Wales.
In this week's Briefing: The Institute of Fundraising has published a refreshed version of its “GDPR: The Essentials for Fundraising Organisations” guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office is consulting on new standards for those responsible for designing, developing or providing online services likely to be accessed by children.
Following Theresa May’s request for a further extension of Article 50, and an ever shifting timetable for the UK’s exit from the EU, it is now very possible that the UK will participate in the European Parliamentary elections in May of this year.
Yesterday the government published its Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, which shows that one fifth of charities experienced a cyber security breach last year.
In this week's Briefing: The Fundraising Regulator has published a report about complaints received about fundraising in 2017/18. Big Society Capital has launched a new research report for investors “Maximising your Philanthropy – a Guide to Social impact investing and Donor Advised Funds.