BWB backs Streetbank in its bid for charitable status >

Streetbank, who enable people to share everyday items with their neighbours, had their application for charitable status rejected by the charity commission three years ago. Disputing this decision, Streetbank now has the backing of BWB who argue that there is an inherent public benefit to encouraging people to be good neighbours.

Posted on 18 Dec 2014 in BWB In The Media Read More >

BWB Briefing 17 December - For Charities and Social Enterprise >

Stephen's memorial service will take place on the 21 January 2015 at 11:00am at St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square. Please click here for more information.

All are very welcome to attend. Please feel free to notify other networks, with no need to RSVP.

All of us at BWB wish you a relaxing and restorative break over Christmas and we look forward to working with you in 2015.

Our gift to you is a break from information overload over the Christmas period – our next BWB Briefing will be sent out the first week of January with a summary of all the news and announcements over the festive season.

Posted on 17 Dec 2014 in Legal Updates Read More >

Stephen Lloyd memorial award announced >

To honour the memory of the inspirational lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who died earlier this year, BWB Charitable Incorporated Organisation, together with friends and admirers of Stephen, has announced a memorial award to be launched in 2015.

Posted on 09 Dec 2014 in BWB News Read More >

UK Residential Property - Recent Tax Changes >

In its Autumn Statement today the government has announced a reform to Stamp Duty Land Tax on residential property transactions. The reform will apply to residential property purchases throughout the UK and will apply to property purchases in Scotland until Land and Buildings Transactions Tax (LBTT) replaces SDLT for transactions from 1 April 2015.

Posted on 04 Dec 2014 in Legal Updates Read More >