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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 21 June 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has begun using its new power under section 181A Charities Act 2011; New Philanthropy Capital has published a short paper; NCVO, together with other umbrella bodies across the UK and in Ireland, have issued a Position Statement on Brexit negotiations; and other updates from the sector. 

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 24 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, eleven civil society umbrella organisations have joined together to highlight to all political parties the importance of engaging with voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations at national and local level; the Local Government Association has published a paper for local authorities; the King's Fund has published a new report; and the Information Commissioner has opened a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. 

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 10 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing: ACEVO has published “Speaking fairly, acting boldly: the legacy and achievements of charity campaigning”. The Government has confirmed that EU students will remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019. The Parliamentary Health Committee has published its report on the effect of Brexit on health and social care. The Social Economy Alliance has launched its manifesto for the General Election.

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