BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 28 March >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published two pieces of written evidence which it has submitted to the inquiry into freedom of speech in universities launched by the Joint Committee on Human Rights. Various NGOs, DFID, the Charity Commission and safeguarding experts have pledged to improve safeguarding standards, following the Safeguarding Summit on 5 March 2018. A pensions white paper has been published.

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Religious workers - update >

There are several visa routes open to those wishing to come to the UK to carry out religious work, but care must be taken to avoid falling foul of the strict requirements of the Immigration Rules.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 22 March >

In this week's Briefing:  The Charity Commission has published a case report about a failed appeal and return of donations. The government has launched a new phase in a campaign to tackle child abuse and neglect. The government has published its “Integrated Communities Strategy” green paper. The European Commission has published a proposal for a Regulation on European crowdfunding service providers for business.

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Gender segregation >

In a decision that has implications for faith schools, the Court of Appeal has concluded that segregating boys and girls can cause detriment under the Equality Act 2010.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 13 March >

In this week's Brieifing: The Parliamentary International Development Committee has launched an inquiry on sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Theresa May has asked Elizabeth Corley to lead an industry taskforce on impact investment. The Care Quality Commission has carried out a review of the system of services that support children and young people’s mental health. 

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