In this Legacies Roundup we touch on the findings in Smee & Ford’s latest Legacy Trends 2018 report, consider the key issues and things to think about if your charity is left a gift of property, and take a look at issues relating to disclosure of information in the context of 1975 Act claims and Larke v Nugus requests.
In this week's Briefing: The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued its first post-GDPR enforcement notice. The Education and Skills Funding Agency has published updated versions of its Schools forum guidance. British Asian Trust has announced the world’s largest impact bond. The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is consulting on its draft Strategic Plan 2019-2022.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published a new piece of guidance about checking that setting up a new charity is the best option in the circumstances. The International Development Committee has published its Report into the Definition and administration of Official Development Assistance. DCMS has published a report on “Place-based giving schemes: funding, engaging and creating stronger communities”.
Head of Data Privacy Victoria Hordern has been quoted by Global Data Review on the potential impact of a “No-Deal Brexit” on UK data protection law.
Our Charity & Social Enterprise department are delighted to present their Autumn Update 2018.
Catharina Waller has written an article for the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) to set out why the not-for-profit sector requires a guiding hand from IP professionals.
In this week's Briefing: Charity Finance Group has published a “Cost Benefit Analysis of Brexit for Charities”. The Fundraising Regulator has announced a consultation on a revised version of the Code. The government has announced 22 projects which will be funded through a Social Impact Bond, via the Life Chances Fund. The Electoral Commission is conducting a survey on its guidance for non-party campaigners.
Charity Finance has published an article by David Hunter focusing on recent changes to the Public Services Act and how they impact on charities and social enterprises.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published two reports relating to charity accounts - the first on whether charity accounts and reports meet the reader’s needs and the second on public benefit reporting. Since 1st September a new framework is in place allowing a Community Interest Company (CIC) to convert into a CIO (charitable incorporated organisation).
The BWB Safeguarding Best Practice Group recently explored the tension between safeguarding and GDPR, two key developments facing the charity sector today.
Emma Knuckey reports on recent developments at the Charity Commission and in the Charity Tribunal.