Rob Oakley and Matthew James look at recent developments including legislation on family provision claims and a court case on the removal of executors.
We take a look at BWB client BeyondMe, an initiative to provide young professionals with meaningful opportunities to support causes they are passionate about.
Lucy McLynn: 'Shared parental leave may not be the kind of equality we want to achieve' - HR Magazine >
Giving both parents the right to take time off may be a novel idea but in practice it is unlikely to change the position and pay of women, says BWB's Lucy McLynn.
Lawrie Simanowitz quoted in Third Sector: Guidance for telephone fundraisers needs to be 'properly enforced' >
The charity sector receives £35 million of its annual income from telephone fundraising, but there are signs that the method is increasingly unpopular with the public.
The Supreme Court recently considered what offences should be disclosed in a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Caraline Johnson explores the implications for charities and social enteprises working with children and vulnerable adults.
Alistair Williams outlines the politically divisive issues of prisoners voting.
The Charity Tribunal ruled that the Human Dignity Trust should be registered as a charity. Philip Kirkpatrick analyses this decision and its implications for the sector.
BWB's Gemma Boore considers the implications of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association’s challenge to the 2014 UK Gambling Act in InterGaming Magazine
With the increased prominence of social investment, our special features focuses on recent developments which could help to stimulate the social investment market.
Rupert Earle and Mark Scodie explain the limits of freedom of expression in the election process.
Gemma Boore has written an article for the e-Gaming Review on the Gibraltar Betting and Gambling Association's call for a judicial review of the Gambling Act.
BWB's Charity & Social Enterprise team provide highlights of this week's Charity website announcements.
Changes to consumer protection law came into effection in June. Mairead O'Reilly explains the implications for charities and social enterprises that sell goods or services to consumers.
Rupert Earle and Andrew Wheelhouse explain the restrictions on election advertising.
Government should give charity trustees an explicit power to make social investments and clarify their duties on the matter, the Law Commission has recommended.
LexisNexis - Stephanie Biden considers the Charity Commission's latest guidance on reporting serious incidents >
Stephanie Biden looks at the effectiveness of the Charity Commission in dealing with serious incidents.
Melanie Carter and Alistair Williams explain that particular care needs to be taken by public bodies making decisions in the pre-election period.
As election year approaches, Rosamund McCarthy summarises the information that may affect charities and other campaigning organisations.
Restrictions on political expenditure by non-party campaigning organisations - Simon Steeden, Rosamund McCarthy and Melanie Carter >
Simon Steeden, Rosamund McCarthy and Melanie Carter explore how a new act will affect charities, trade associations, trade unions and campaigning organisations.
BWB's former senior partner Stephen Lloyd died suddenly and unexpectedly on 20 August 2014. Here we share a selection of the outpouring of tributes from clients and non-clients alike.