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BWB advise on Social Impact Bonds >

A common complaint about SIBs is that they are complicated. Often the appropriate response to this is, ‘of course they are’. The aim is to create new forms of service delivery, working with service users with multiple issues. They involve a range of stakeholders who share some common objectives (based around the intended social impact) but also have their own organisational imperatives. David Hunter talks about two recent SIBs on which he and BWB have advised.

Posted on 23 Feb 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 14 February 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, the Fundraising Regulator has announced some changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice; ther Minister for Civil Society has announced that there will be another review of the Social Value Act; the Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced new guidance; and the Department for Communities & Local Government has released a new white paper. 

Posted on 14 Feb 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 08 February 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, HMRC has published updated guidance for intermediaries in regards to Gift Aid; the Government has published a new White Paper; HMRC has released a policy paper about proposed refrms to SITR scheme; the Department for International Development has published its first Economic Development Strategy; and the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has publised written evidence.

Posted on 08 Feb 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 01 February 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, the published European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 2016-12 has its Second Reading debate yesterday; HRMC has published guidance on how a charity can apply for permission to redact information it is required to report about grant recipients under the automatic exchange of information regime; BEIS has published a Green Paper "Building our Industrial Strategy"; and the Lenehan review into care of children with learning disabilities has been published. 

Posted on 01 Feb 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 17 January 2017 >

In this week's Charity Briefing, ICSA and the Investment Association are to publish joint guidance; a multi-million pound package to support children with special educational needs and disability has been announced; the Fundraising Regulator has sent out its January newsletter; and New Philanthropy Capital has published a briefing paper. 

Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >