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The issue of taxation of termination payments can be something of an afterthought when negotiating a settlement, but needs to be considered as part of the discussions. Bill Lewis unravels the tangled tax web.
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.
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.
This new report maps the legal landscape of social enterprise in Europe, and seeks to identify and encourage the development of legal systems which support social enterprise growth.
After a significant period of consultation with the sector, the Charity Commission has launched its updated guide for trustees. Leona Roche comments on the new publication.
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.
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.
Leona Roche has commented on the Charity Commission's new Essential Trustee guide, a key piece of guidance for charity trustees to explain the fundamental responsibilities and duties undertaken by trustees.
BWB’s Lesley Robinson and Will Scott have contributed to an expert guide to commercial property practice, a special report published by Solicitors Journal.
Onboard has produced an essential new guidance document for charity trustees, looking at all the pitfalls oopportunities of governing in a new digital world.
This essential publication offers practical principles, hints and tips for anyone looking to demystify governance and build firm foundations for their CIC.
The Employment Related Services Association has published a new report, Improving Employment Outcomes: Empowering the Social Sector Through Social Investment, aiming to aid government thinking on the design and commissioning of future employment support programmes.
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.