Amanda Ogilvie, Solicitor in BWB’s Charity & Social Enterprise Department, has written for Civil Society’s “Expert Insight” portal on how International NGOs (INGOs) can navigate the risk management landscape.
In this week's update, the Government has announced its intention to develop a Civil Society Strategy; First Secretary Damian Green has announced that the government will publish a green paper on care and support for older people by summer 2018; the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) has launched a series of six films; the Financial Reporting Council has issued revisions to Practice Note 11; the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled on complaints about advertisements by several universities; and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has issued new serious incident reporting guidance.
BWB's Emma Knuckey reports on recent developments at the Charity Commission.
Schools, colleges and voluntary organisations who work closely with children and young people are among those being asked to give their views on proposed changes to important safeguarding guidance and draft regulations.
In this weeks Briefing, the Fundraising Regulator's Board have agreed changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice relating to static collections; the Court of Appeal has held that the segregation of male and female pupils in an Islamic voluntary-aided school was directly discriminatory; the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) has published new guidance to help charities and other non-governmental