Louise McCartney clarifies employers’ obligations when providing a reference for a current or past employee.
Tom McNeil gives his top five tips for charities and NGOs thinking about collaboration.
Can an employee who says he was dismissed for blowing the whistle get his job back? Rachel Irwin outlines the remedy of interim relief and its risks for employers.
The Charity Commission expects charity trustees to report 'serious incidents' as soon as they are aware of them. Rosamund McCarthy and Minday Jhittay explain that this is not as straightforward as it sounds.
At the DSC/BWB conference last week, BWB Partner Rosamund McCarthy chaired a plenary discussion about the priorities of the Charity Commission. See today’s briefing for details.
The BWB Briefing takes a half-term break next week and returns the week beginning 1 June.
BWB's Impact team was recently commissioned by European Impact Investing Luxembourg to work out an impact reporting framework for a proposed new Luxembourgish social enterprise legal vehicle, the “Societe d’Impact Societal”.
Paul Jennings examines the impact of 'pre-termination negotiations' since their introduction over a year ago.
The latest edition of BWB's Charity and Social Enterprise update covers the latest developments at the Charity Commission, the draft Protection of Charities Bill, the consequences for charities of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the stance of HMRC on tax breaks for overseas charities, and much more.
Sarah Payne and Lucinda Ellen discuss what is in store for charity lotteries - Local Government Lawyer >
Charity lotteries are an important and growing source of unrestricted income for many charities. More relaxed regulations could open the way for more charity lotteries.
This briefing covers the period from Monday 27 April to Friday 8 May.
The BWB/DSC Charity Law Conference is taking place tomorrow, 14 May. There are still places available if you would like to attend, please click here to book.
Following last week’s general election, Michael Gove, the former Education Secretary, has been appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. He will have a key role in implementing the Conservative Party’s manifesto promises on justice and human rights.
Employment Insight: Trouble and strife - Dealing with concurrent disciplinary and grievance proceedings >
The votes are nearly all in, and undoubtedly talk of the new government will dominate the news pages for the coming days and weeks. The following article will hopefully serve as a brief distraction from the election, and deals with a particularly thorny employee relations issue – what should employers do when an individual raises a grievance during the course of disciplinary proceedings against them?
BWB's free guide to everything you need to know about trusteeship.
Our latest Employment update covers the immigration implications for businesses or organisations in corporate transactions, the remedy of of interim relief, the impact of of the introduction of pre-termination negotiations, as well as our regular roundups and other topical employment issues.
Melanie Carter, partner in BWB's public & regulatory team, has been quoted in the Lawyer on the politics ahead of the general election.
Rupert Earle and Ayden Peach discuss the rules affecting campaigners in the run up to the general election in the Lawyer.
The Parliamentary Committee on Culture, Media and Sport report recently published its report on regulation of society lotteries and the National Lottery.