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Immigration is an issue that affects the parking profession, and operators should be aware of the ramifications of illegal workers. BWB's Tom Ketteley explains the legal position.
BWB's Stephen Lloyd welcomes the proposed changes, which follow a consultation.
Food for thought - BWB's Gemma Boore discusses the potential consequences of new UK gambling regulations.
The negative media coverage today of Comic Relief’s investments into alcohol, arms and tobacco highlights the challenges charities face in trying to be perfect ethical investors, say sector observers.
BWB 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.
BWB's Viral Kataria's letter was published in The Times today.
Treasury has today announced that it will publish a road map for social investment in 2014; and introduce two social investment tax reliefs, for social enterprises and social impact bonds.
The government will introduce a new tax relief for social investment in April 2014, according to today’s Autumn Statement.
Joint head of Charity, Philip Kirkpatrick, shares his thoughts on trustee recruitment.
HM Revenue & Customs says it is necessary to introduce a clearer tax regime for CASCs, which have a right to claim Gift Aid on donations.
Proposed rules for community amateur sports clubs have been published by HM Revenue & Customs after a consultation.
In advance of Carers' Rights Day, Lucy McLynn featured as a panellist on the Radio 4 show.
What are the implications for arts organisations engaging in ‘non-primary purpose trading’, such as hiring out a room? BWB's Sean Egan gives an overview.
BWB's head of Immigration was recently interviewd on new immigration rules affecting Chinese tourism.
Charity sector should see social enterprises as comrades, says Stephen Lloyd - Civil Society Finance >
Charities should welcome the proliferation of non-charitable social enterprises because growth in the social enterprise market is the only way to combat the takeover of public services by corporates, according to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd.
A law centre training scheme backed by BWB plus other City firm and the magic circle will formally launch tonight, after starting to train students last month.
NCVO report attacks “crude” implementation of payment by results contracts - Local Government Lawyer >
There is general support among charities for ‘payment by results’ but its implementation has often been “crude” and “seriously flawed”, a report for the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has argued.
Trustees should act in the best interests of beneficiaries. However, this does not require trustees to consider the financial interestes of beneficiaries to the exclusion of all other factors.
With Trustees' Week round the corner, BWB's Tesse Akpeki reflects on how last year she encouraged the PM to promote trusteeship.
Reilly and government both claim victory in court ruling on unpaid work schemes - Civil Society Governance >
The Department of Work and Pensions has said it is “business as usual” for its employment schemes, as the Supreme Court rules today that the regulations underpinning the schemes are invalid.
In complex areas such as rehabilitation and drug treatment, getting the right incentives to fairly reward suppliers is tricky. Payment by results (PbR) contracts are being implemented apace by local and national government for services including employment, rehabilitation of ex-offenders, and drug and alcohol treatment.