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Legacies Roundup | March 2019 >

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.

Posted on 28 Mar 2019 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 6 March >

In this week's Briefing: Fundraising Regulator has referred 59 charities to the Information Commissioner’s Office and to the Charity Commission for failing to act on suppression requests submitted via the Fundraising Preference Service. The Department for Education has published its proposals on relationships education, relationships and sex education, and health education.

Posted on 06 Mar 2019 in Legal Updates Read More >

Employment Insight: Achieving cultural change in the workplace – are we moving or standing still? >

The results of a recent poll conducted by ACAS suggest that the current political stalemate is matched by a degree of frustration in the workplace over the slow pace of change to attitudes and culture. Workers report that their number one concern remains balancing work and home life (53%). However, the majority (63%) think flexible working arrangements will stay about the same in the next year.

Posted on 15 Feb 2019 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 13 February >

In this week's Briefing: The International Development Secretary has published an update on DFID’s work on safeguarding. The Children's Commissioner for England has published a report on home schooling. Two trading subsidiaries of a Scottish charity have been unsuccessful in their appeals against OSCR’s refusal to register them as charities.

Posted on 13 Feb 2019 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 6 February >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published “Dealing with wrongdoing and harm”, a report setting out lessons for trustees from the Commission’s compliance work. A new system alerting charities to when they have been left money in wills is to be established by HM Courts and Tribunals Service.

 

Posted on 06 Feb 2019 in Legal Updates Read More >