Viewing: BWB In The Media
In his 2011 budget George Osborne announced the introduction of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme with effect from April 2013 that is intended to enable charities to obtain up to £1250 in “Gift Aid” on small cash donations of up to £5,000 per year without the need for keeping the usual Gift Aid records.
BWB and RPC have developed the new press standards body for newspapers and magazines, using criteria laid out in the Leveson Report.
BWB's Edward Pitt writes about the government's ongoing 'Balance of Competences' review and how the EU Treaties work in preparation for deciding the next steps to take on renegotiation of the terms of the UK's membership in the EU.
Social Gaming UK: Office of Fair Trading announces eight new principles for online and mobile app games - Gemma Boore >
BWB's Gemma Boore writes an article on the Office of Fair Trading's eight new principles for online and mobile app games.
BWB's Mary Groom comments on current legislation for childcare, nursery schools and their conversion.
BWB's Simon Steeden says the sector now needs to turn its attention to the next front: ensuring that the Electoral Commission's guidance is fit for purpose.
RPC and BWB lead on the creation of Leveson’s new press regulation system. BWB's Philip Kirkpatrick led the drafting of the new watchdog's and separate regulatory funding body's corporate framework.
Churches and charity law: where do things stand after the Preston Down Trust ruling? - Christian Today >
Stephanie Biden comments on the recent Preston Down Trust ruling.
BWB's Stephanie Biden says the case of the Preston Down Trust presents reassurance and a note of caution for other Christian churches in their dealings with the Charity Commission.
The Ministry of Justice's response to a consultation says there will still be tougher financial restrictions for organisations that wish to appeal.
BWB's Stephanie Biden has been quoted in this recent article on the Plymouth Brethren Trust.
BWB's Melanie Carter warns of the impact the government's reforms to judicial review will have on the charity sector.
BWB's Lucy Rhodes is in search of the right legal structure for a new social enterprise.
A consortium of further education institutions, including academies, and a group of universities have named 21 law firms to a multi-million pound legal services framework that will be made available to public bodies across the UK.
The Social Value Act was introduced by the UK government in January 2013 as ‘a radical step’ towards improving the way public bodies and local authorities commission their services. A year on, has there been any real change?
The way has been cleared for a brethren congregation to register as a charity.
BWB's Philip Trott tells BuzzFeed how Paddington Bear, an illegal stowaway according to Michael Bond's classic books, would be treated under current immigration law in the UK.
Does the charity tribunal process benefit or suffer from such external interventions?
Bates Wells Braithwaite, a law firm for charities and philanthropic giving, acted for what are believed to be three of the largest ever gifts to UK universities in recent times. One is the most generous gift in its subject area in the university's 900 years.
The report, by a Centre for Social Justice working group chaired by Danny Kruger, says that charities with annual incomes of £100,000 or less account for only 3.5 per cent of the £38bn income of the voluntary sector.