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Charities and social enterprises planning a campaign that directly criticises a business or its practices need to carefully consider the legal issues that can arise.
The Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory disclosure of (a) all convictions where an individual has multiple convictions and/or (b) youth cautions (including warnings and reprimands issued under an old regime) is disproportionate and incompatible with an individual’s right to private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Our Charity & Social Enterprise team are delighted to present their Spring 2019 Update.
The Information Commissioner has, in a report to Parliament, recommended extending the access to information regimes under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).
Planning and forecasting around legacies is a problem many charities suffer from. On 31 January 2019 HMCTS announced that it will shortly be ending its current arrangement with Smee & Ford, due to inconsistencies between the service and HMCTS’ “legal duties”.
The Charity Commission has recently published its report on its work dealing with wrongdoing and harm in charities in 2017-18. The report includes findings on insider fraud - loss of charitable funds to your own staff and volunteers.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), alongside other data privacy law, places a greater responsibility on all businesses to protect the personal data of those they deal with. All those involved in the real estate industry should be up to speed on their obligations.
National governing bodies and sports organisations are modernising as our changing world creates new problems and presents new opportunities to the sporting world.
A positive landlord and tenant relationship is essential to your enjoyment of your premises. A good relationship will ensure that you can both get the best out of your tenancy, and any issues can be dealt with quickly and positively.
Emma Knuckey and Rachael Southern report on recent developments at the Charity Commission and in the Charity Tribunal.