Employment Update | Summer 2015 >

Our latest Employment update covers the implications of the UK leaving the European Union, the risks of buying assets of a business, suitable alternatives for employees at risk of redundancy, issues around Shared Parental Leave and the recent implications of the L v I redundancy case. 

Posted on 30 Jul 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

Employment Insight - Gender pay: Mind the gap >

Earlier this month the government announced a consultation on its manifesto commitment to require larger employers to publish gender pay information. The proposed regulations will apply to employers with at least 250 employees, to include private and voluntary sector employers in England, Scotland and Wales. The regulations include the possibility of enforcement provisions in the event that an employer fails to comply with the reporting requirements. But what is the gender pay gap, why does it matter and what will the new reporting regulations require of employers?

Posted on 24 Jul 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

Parliamentary inquiry into fundraising in the charitable sector >

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PASC), the parliamentary body with overall responsibility for charity regulation, has announced the key areas of its inquiry into fundraising practices and has issued a call for evidence. The call for evidence provides an important opportunity for charities and other interested parties to comment on current fundraising practices and the proposed changes to the law.

Posted on 23 Jul 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing 22 July - for Charities and Social Enterprises >

Today's Briefing summarises the developments over the last week, including the amendments to the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill in relation to fundraising, and to clarify the powers for charities to carry out social investment.

Additionally, the BWB Briefing is taking a summer break and will return week beginning 24th August.

Posted on 22 Jul 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >