Recent high profile cases have highlighted the risks which arise when organisations fail properly to act on whistleblowing.
BWB was out in force on Wednesday night to support the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014.
Our comprehensive summary looks at Social Investment Tax Relief, how it works and how it can be useful to your organisation.
A broad coalition of charities and NGOs have put together a briefing to oppose the Government proposals to limit and restrict access to judicial review in the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.
Writing for Civil Society, Tesse Akpeki discusses why it’s important not to become dependent on one member of staff.
Longridge on The Thames has won a significant VAT victory for charities. See today's Briefing for full details.
Calling all membership organisations. Sign up now for our special session on 5 December. See here for more details.
Yesterday at 4pm, Lucy McLynn joined the panel on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box Live. The show was a special edition for Carer’s Rights Day, happening on Friday 28th November.
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.
The latest edition of the BWB Biscuit, compiled by our Corporate & Commercial team, looks at IPOs and whistleblowing.
There is currently considerable momentum in IPO activity, in particular, within the booming technology sector. But, is going public be the right decision for your business? Our Corporate team explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of an IPO.
Following on from the recent revelations surrounding Tesco, Louise Rea from BWB's Employment department explores the legal connotations of whistleblowing and explains why every employer should know the law.
The Charity Commission's tougher regulatory regime could hurt public trust in the Charity sector, says BWB's Head of Charity and Social Enterprise, Philip Kirkpatrick.
A Joint Committee of Parliament undertaking pre-legislative scrutiny of the Protection of Charities Bill has called for evidence. See here for details.
BWB is delighted the Charity Commission has agreed to register Full Fact as a charity.
Augustus Della-Porta highlights some of the legal issues that charities operating in high-risk areas might face.
As highlighted in our legal update posted on 16 October 2014, the Home Office has released guidance for landlords ahead of the Right to Rent Check Pilot Scheme (the “Scheme”) which launches in the West Midlands (Birmingham, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Wolverhampton) on 1 December 2014.
Stephanie Biden, Partner at BWB, has been appointed as specialist adviser to the joint committee that is undertaking pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Protection of Charities Bill.
Leticia Jennings has been profiled by the Law Society Gazette following the successful judgement in favour of the Warburg Institute.
In July the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union gave his opinion in the case of Kaltoft that severe or morbid obesity might constitute a disability under the Equal Treatment Framework Directive.
Philip Kirkpatrick recently delivered the keynote address at the 2014 NCVO / BWB Trustee Conference, focusing on regulation in the charity sector.
BWB welcomes the recent High Court ruling in the dispute between The Warburg Institute and the University of London – see here for comment from BWB's Leticia Jennings who acted for the Warburg Institute.
Thank you to everyone who came to the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference on Monday. A great start to Trustees’ Week.