Julian Blake explains how these are at the forefront of social change.
Merger and mutualisation can help to maximise mission and sustainability.
In our latest Charity and Social Enterprise Update, the client focus is on Syria Relief, a charity providing support and care to Syrian refugees and those internally displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict.
Under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, workers who make a disclosure about unlawful activity are protected from detriment and termination of their employment because of making that disclosure. Lucy McLynn outlines the types of whistleblowing and legal protections for whistleblowers.
This week's Briefing highlights new reporting requirements for companies, updates on Brexit and the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has published a report on personal budgets in social care.
From 30 June 2016 a change to company reporting procedures will mean that all companies, including charitable companies limited by guarantee and CICs, need to be ready to file their register of people with significant control – or PSC register - with Companies House.
Where an employer proposes to dismiss as redundant 20 or more employees at one establishment within a period of 90 days or less, it must consult on the proposed redundancies for a minimum of 30 days.
BWB is delighted to have been shortlisted for the STEP Private Client Awards 2016/17 , Private Client Legal Team of the Year.
There are various types of ‘family friendly’ leave, of which maternity and paternity are the most common. Family friendly leave is governed by prescriptive rules regarding who is entitled to take such leave, and Anna Worthington outlines when and how it may be taken and how it should be paid.
This week's briefing includes updates from the Charity Commission, new reporting requirements for charities funded by investments (Common Reporting Standard) and recent data protection updates.
Charity trustees are under a positive duty to safeguard their charity’s resources, including new products or tools that could be at risk of copying. Catharina Waller explains how charities can protect creative assets using their intellectual property rights.
Bates Wells Braithwaite is delighted to announce the appointment of new partner Gillian Roche-Saunders.
BWB’s Charity Legacies, Trusts & Probate Disputes team have been working on some interesting new cases, including a challenge to a will leaving a substantial sum of money to a charity where the charity has no trustees to defend the challenge. Highlights this month have also included advising on a tricky dispute over a property held on trust, and assisting a local governing body to obtain a scheme in relation to a charity established by will.