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The timing of an employee's self-elected termination can effect 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.
Round-up of developments at the Charity Commission and Charity Tribunal - Maryam Masalha and Hannah Morphet >
We look at the latest developments at the Charity Commission and the Charity Tribunal.
The Scottish Charities Appeals Panel considers the impact of equality legislation on the St Margaret's Adoption Society >
John Hodge from Balfour+Manson reports on the Scottish Appeal Panel's decision.
Bill Lewis outlines his fears for the future of Gift Aid.
Rob Oakley and Matthew James look at recent developments including legislation on family provision claims and a court case on the removal of executors.
We take a look at BWB client BeyondMe, an initiative to provide young professionals with meaningful opportunities to support causes they are passionate about.
The Supreme Court recently considered what offences should be disclosed in a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Caraline Johnson explores the implications for charities and social enteprises working with children and vulnerable adults.
Alistair Williams outlines the politically divisive issues of prisoners voting.
The Charity Tribunal ruled that the Human Dignity Trust should be registered as a charity. Philip Kirkpatrick analyses this decision and its implications for the sector.
With the increased prominence of social investment, our special features focuses on recent developments which could help to stimulate the social investment market.
Rupert Earle and Mark Scodie explain the limits of freedom of expression in the election process.
Changes to consumer protection law came into effection in June. Mairead O'Reilly explains the implications for charities and social enterprises that sell goods or services to consumers.
Rupert Earle and Andrew Wheelhouse explain the restrictions on election advertising.
Preparing charities and other campaigning organisations for the general election 2015 - Rosamund McCarthy >
As election year approaches, Rosamund McCarthy summarises the information that may affect charities and other campaigning organisations.
Melanie Carter and Alistair Williams explain that particular care needs to be taken by public bodies making decisions in the pre-election period.
BWB's former senior partner Stephen Lloyd died suddenly and unexpectedly on 20 August 2014. Here we share a selection of the outpouring of tributes from clients and non-clients alike.
Restrictions on political expenditure by non-party campaigning organisations - Simon Steeden, Rosamund McCarthy and Melanie Carter >
Simon Steeden, Rosamund McCarthy and Melanie Carter explore how a new act will affect charities, trade associations, trade unions and campaigning organisations.
To avoid being caught by the provisions of the Lobbying Act, charities need to take care about the distinction between employee and volunteer time.
Louise Rea examines the difficulties of enforcing non-solicitation covenants on employees posting online communications and social media updates.