BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 30 November 2016 >

In this week's Briefing, the introduction of provisions to automatically disqualify certain individuals from charity trusteeship has been put back until at least September 2017; the Fundraising Regulator has published its adjudication decision on Neet Feet; the Ministry of Justice has published a report to the Joint Committee on Human Rights; and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has announced that it is opening up its data for third party use. 

Posted on 30 Nov 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

It's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas >

The arrival of the festive season is usually a time for merriment but for employers it brings with it the challenges involved with sourcing additional staff to meet increased consumer demand. As UK Visas & Immigration (‘UKVI’) continues its focus on creating a “hostile environment”, employers are under ever increasing pressure to ensure they do not employ illegal workers.

Posted on 25 Nov 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 15 November 2016 >

In this week's Briefing: the Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator have issued an alert about working with third party fundraisers; the Information Commissioner's Office has issued several fines; the Crown Commercial Service has published the Public Contracts Regulations 2015: Guidance on social and environmental aspects; and the Law Commission has published a call for evidence on pension funds and social investment. 

Posted on 15 Nov 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >