David Hunter writes about social impact bonds and the Cabinet Office template contract.
BWB's Isolde Rutherford and Joanna Howard note that while the main challenge for charities is finding the right person, with the necessary skills and experience, there are various legal obligations to factor into the recruitment process.
BWB's Philip Trott participates in an immigration roundtable discussion.
BWB's Stephen Lloyd and Luke Fletcher comment on the concerns and confusion surrounding the social enterpirse brand. St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
Catholic charity at risk of losing charitable status in Scotland: by Leona Roche - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
Leona Roche reports on a case in Scotland.
Jaqui Symcox issues news from the Charity Commission; John Hodge comments on news from Scotland and Bill Lewis gives his VAT update.
Mark Traynor unpicks the property issues involved in conversions.
Jeremy Coy provides an overview of the latest property case law.
VAT on new charity buildings - a tribunal win for charity: by Bill Lewis - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
Bill Lewis, who acted for the charity, explains why the case is significant.
When should the Charity Commission exercise its discretion? by Nick Ivey - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
Nick Ivey expresses his frustration at the impact this will have.
A challenge to charity legacies: by Leticia Jennings - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
Leticia Jennings outlines the background to charities facing more claims against their legacies under proposed changes.
Bridging the finance gap: the role of guarantees in the social investment market: by Luke Fletcher and Sarah Payne - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
David Hunter describes what the E3M programme could look like in action.
E3M - the mainstreaming of social enterprise: by Julian Blake - Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2013 >
Julian Blake introduces E3M.