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Engaging for success >

Employee engagement brings positive benefits for both employees and employers. But what exactly does it involve? Paul Seath takes a look at new approaches to engage employees. 

Posted on 17 Nov 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Challenging procurement decisions >

A decision to appoint a new service provider following a procurement process can be devastating for the incumbent provider. Selman Ansari and Claire Whittle comment on a recent case which may help those considering a challenge. 

Posted on 16 Nov 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

The not-so united kingdom >

The whole debate on the future status of Scotland and, as a result, of the whole of the United Kingdom is still very live. John Hodge and Alan Gilfillan of Balfour+Manson solicitors in Edinburgh explore what this might mean for the sector. 

Posted on 22 Oct 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Employment Insight: Caste Discrimination >

Employers will be well aware that discrimination law protects employees from discrimination and harassment based on a number of “protected characteristics” such as sex, age, religion and race. The Equality Act 2010 sought to bring together all discrimination law into one statute and define all these characteristics.

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Gifts of shares >

Legacies of shares in private companies are an increasingly popular type of bequest to charities, so it is important to understand the options available to maximise the value of such bequests to your charity. 

Leticia Jennings advises charities in receipt of these gifts on how best to deal with them. 

Posted on 05 Oct 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Employment insight - Volunteers: Status anxiety >

For many organisations, particularly in the third sector, volunteers and interns are essential components of the workforce. Volunteers and interns provide much needed skills and manpower, and are often flexible in terms of their time commitments. There are also obvious financial benefits to engaging individuals on that basis. These characteristics can be incredibly attractive to organisations, particularly those facing funding issues or fluctuating demand for services.

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >