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Boards do not have to be boring – Consultant Tesse Akpeki outlines six top tips to build your board.
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.