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BWB Briefing 30 June - for charities and social enterprises >

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.

Posted on 24 Jun 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing 24 June - for charities and social enterprises >

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.

Posted on 24 Jun 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

Employment Insight: A new Bill of Rights and Responsibilities - Should employers be concerned? >

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.

Posted on 22 May 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

Charity and Social Enterprise Update Summer 2015 >

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.

Posted on 15 May 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

What is on the new government's justice agenda? >

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.

Posted on 12 May 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

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?

Posted on 08 May 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >

Employment Update - Spring 2015 >

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.

 

Posted on 06 May 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >