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The joint committee on the draft Protection of Charities Bill published its report on Wednesday 25 February 2015.
The definition of personal data is a vexing issue for data controllers and recent judgments in the UK and Europe do little to clarify it. Mark Scodie and Andrew Wheelhouse find that the definition of personal data is dependent on the individual circumstances of a case.
Daniel Penman examines two recent employment cases in detail: Elys v Marks and Spencer and others and Rabess v London Fire Emergency Planning Authority
Much debate and controversy has surrounded the new rules governing non-party campaigning. With these changes now implemented and the general election approaching, BWB’s Simon Steeden explains the new rules and considers their impact on faith-based organisations and churches.
BWB’s Jim Clifford and Dr Richard Hazenberg of the University of Northampton have prepared a policy paper on social impact measurement for E3M.
New rules governing capital allowances mean even entities that do not pay tax will need to address capital allowances on any property sales. Martin Gunson explains how the new rules work, whether you are buying or selling property.
In the aftermath of the judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘EAT’) in Bear Scotland v Fulton & Others there has been a lot of discussion about the implications for the calculation of holiday pay. Lucy McLynn answers some of the common questions and addresses some of the misconceptions.
Recent high-profile media coverage has heightened fears of a terrorist attack. Whilst a serious threat, are the preventative actions against it proportionate? Augustus Della-Porta looks behind the recent bad press that Muslim charities have received.
The concept of ‘green leases’ has been circulating for a decade, but how widespread have they become in the market and how green are they?
A wide range of materials can be protected as intellectual property but the legal rights in and around IP are often misunderstood. Mindy Jhittay provides a detailed look at how you and your employees can protect what's yours.
Leona Roche reports on the surprising decision of the Scottish Charities Appeals Panel in the St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society case.
Due to ‘go live’ in July 2015, the Flood Reinsurance Scheme aims to offer affordable insurance for properties which are at high risk of flooding. Jane Lougher examines who will be eligible and how the scheme will be funded and governed.
Following on from the opinion of the Advocate General in the Kaltoft case; the European Court of Justice has held that obesity may amount to a disability. Louise McCartney considers some of the practical implications of this decision.
Since its creation in 1993, Nottingham born charity Muslim Hands has expanded its reach from responding to specific emergency crises to serving more than 50 countries worldwide in eight different areas of need.
Lucy McLynn and Barbara Eze highlight some of the life-changing work that this charity is undertaking.
Secondments and joint employment arrangements allow employers to share members of staff but there are costs and potential pitfalls to consider when deciding which route to take. Paul Seath examines the pros and cons of secondments versus joint employment.
William Scott examines the business opportunities arising from a well managed tenant and landlord relationship.
Lucy McLynn examines the courts' willingness to hold churches liable for the unlawful acts of their ministers in cases of abuse.
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BWB’s Faith-Based Organisations team is planning our events calendar for 2015 and would love to hear from you as to what topics or issues you would like us to cover in an upcoming seminar or masterclass. Your feedback and suggestions are greatly welcomed and valued. If you have any thoughts or ideas, please feel free to email Lucy McLynn or Leona Roche.
Our comprehensive summary looks at Social Investment Tax Relief, how it works and how it can be useful to your organisation.
Daniel Penman looks at upcoming and recent changes in legislation relating to employment.