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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.
Daniel Penman explores three recent employment cases.
The BWB Education team regularly hosts roundtable lunches on topical matters for our BWB Education Forum.
In the recent case of A v B, Paul Seath represented the successful respondent, B, and explores what we can learn from the outcome.
There are approximately 850,000 charity trustees in England and Wales. Hannah Morphet explains what their duties are.
Fixed-term contracts sound simple, but Sarah Bull finds that a number of issues can arise.
The new flexible working regime raises many important questions, which Anna Worthington provides the answers to.
The timing of an employee's self-elected termination can affect its status as a constructive dismissal - Louise Rea >
The point at which an employee chooses to terminate their employment, as well as their conduct around the termination, can have a crucial impact on whether the resignation will be held to be a constructive dismissal.
The new shared parental leave scheme will come into effect in 2015. Lucy McLynn shares her opinion that the new regime could create problems for everyone.