Philip Kirkpatrick is quoted in The Times on how charitable foundations are a tax-efficient way for companies to be philanthropic.
There are approximately 850,000 charity trustees in England and Wales. Hannah Morphet explains what their duties are.
Stephen Lloyd’s Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday 21 January. See today’s Briefing for more details.
Next week the BWB Briefing takes a break – we will return the week beginning 3rd November.
Following a statement from Monica Oriol, Chairwoman of Spanish multinational company, Seguriber-Umano
Fixed-term contracts sound simple, but Sarah Bull finds that a number of issues can arise.
The new flexible working regime raises many important questions, which Anna Worthington provides the answers to.
Paul Jennings is quoted in The Stage following his client, Gavin McAlinden’s successful Employment Appeal Tribunal decision.
The timing of an employee's self-elected termination can effect its status as a constructive dismissal - Louise Rea >
The point at which an employee chooses to terminate their employment, as well as their conduct around the termination, can have a crucial impact on whether the resignation will be held to be a constructive dismissal.
BWB Employment Update - Autumn 2014.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has today rejected an Employment Tribunal’s judgment that actors engaged under a profit sharing arrangement are “workers” and therefore entitled to the minimum wage.
The new shared parental leave scheme will come into effect in 2015. Lucy McLynn shares her opinion that the new regime could create problems for everyone.
The Home Office has decided upon the location for the pilot scheme.
BWB's Augustus Della-Porta has written a blog for Third Sector on Celebrating Muslim Charities. Click here to read.
Do you want your trustees to understand the legal and regulatory environment better? Register them for Christine Rigby’s workshop at the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference.
From next year, parents will be able to share parental leave after their child is born.
Rosamund McCarthy quoted in Civil Society: Charity Commission board members 'sceptical or hostile to charity campaigning' >
The Charity Commission is "at the very best sceptical and at worst hostile to charity campaigning", according to Rosamund McCarthy, partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite.
Augustus Della-Porter responds to comments by William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission.
BWB's Charity & Social Enterprise team provide highlights of this week's Charity website announcements.
Round-up of developments at the Charity Commission and Charity Tribunal - Maryam Masalha and Hannah Morphet >
We look at the latest developments at the Charity Commission and the Charity Tribunal.
As of 1 October 2014 an expectant father or partner of a pregnant woman is entitled to take time off to accompany the woman to up to two antenatal appointments.
The Scottish Charities Appeals Panel considers the impact of equality legislation on the St Margaret's Adoption Society >
John Hodge from Balfour+Manson reports on the Scottish Appeal Panel's decision.