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UK Visas & Immigration has published its quarterly report showing the UK-wide number of civil penalties for illegal workers, providing a timely reminder for employers of their duties.
This week's briefing looks at the latest from the Charity Commission; further changes to the self-regulatory regime for fundraising; the launch of a Cabinet Office £20 million Local Sustainability Fund; a new City of London report on “Developing a global financial centre for social impact investment” and more.
In this edition of the Real Estate update, we focus in detail on topical issues around construction.
This week's briefing looks at the charity tribunal ruling on the new press regulator; a government consultation paper on draft regulations relating to the post January 2016 requirement for companies to keep a Register of People with Significant Control; a National Audit Office report on “Outcome-based payment schemes: government’s use of payment by results”; and updates on Scotland, campaigning, payment by results and more.
The recent and well reported case of Begum v Pedagogy Auras UK Ltd (t/a Barley Lane Montessori Day Nursery) has again cast a spotlight on the issue of dress in the workplace, and the issues that employers should consider when drafting and implementing dress codes.
Developments to strengthen self-regulation of fundraising continue.
BWB has contributed to the E3M publication "Financing Social Enterprise Growth".
The Conservative Government’s annual immigration cap for sponsoring non-EEA skilled migrants under the Tier 2 (General) subcategory has been reached this month leaving some applications for restricted Certificates of Sponsorship being rejected.
Regulation of fundraising is under extreme scrutiny. In today's BWB Briefing, we look at details of plans proposed by the IOF, FRSB and PFRA.
Following the calling off by the RMT of the rail strikes planned for June 4 and 9, now seems a good time to examine the proposed introduction of more restrictive strike laws.
Last week’s announcement of a new Bill to set out specific social investment powers for charities is fantastic news. See today’s Briefing for more detail and comment from BWB Partner Luke Fletcher.
This week's Briefing covers the period from Monday 18th to Friday 29th May.
Our checklist guides tenants through the key points to consider when negotiating a commercial lease.
Society lotteries are now affected by changes to their licence conditions, effective from 8 May, which tighten up their social responsibility obligations.
One of the most talked about Conservative policies since the election is the proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act and its replacement with a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. This is not a comment about the rights and wrongs of that policy, or the constitutional mechanics behind it, but about the impact of this proposed change on employment law.
At the DSC/BWB conference last week, BWB Partner Rosamund McCarthy chaired a plenary discussion about the priorities of the Charity Commission. See today’s briefing for details.
The BWB Briefing takes a half-term break next week and returns the week beginning 1 June.
The latest edition of BWB's Charity and Social Enterprise update covers the latest developments at the Charity Commission, the draft Protection of Charities Bill, the consequences for charities of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the stance of HMRC on tax breaks for overseas charities, and much more.
This briefing covers the period from Monday 27 April to Friday 8 May.
The BWB/DSC Charity Law Conference is taking place tomorrow, 14 May. There are still places available if you would like to attend, please click here to book.
Following last week’s general election, Michael Gove, the former Education Secretary, has been appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. He will have a key role in implementing the Conservative Party’s manifesto promises on justice and human rights.
Employment Insight: Trouble and strife - Dealing with concurrent disciplinary and grievance proceedings >
The votes are nearly all in, and undoubtedly talk of the new government will dominate the news pages for the coming days and weeks. The following article will hopefully serve as a brief distraction from the election, and deals with a particularly thorny employee relations issue – what should employers do when an individual raises a grievance during the course of disciplinary proceedings against them?
Our latest Employment update covers the immigration implications for businesses or organisations in corporate transactions, the remedy of of interim relief, the impact of of the introduction of pre-termination negotiations, as well as our regular roundups and other topical employment issues.
The Parliamentary Committee on Culture, Media and Sport report recently published its report on regulation of society lotteries and the National Lottery.