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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 18 July >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published its annual report and accounts for the year 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. The Charity Commission has published the latest research report abut public trust and confidence in charities. The Fundraising Regulator has published decisions relating to the Presidents Club Charitable Trust and Brain Tumour Research.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 11 July >

In this week's Briefing: The Government has announced the detail of planned changes to the Gift Aid donor benefit rules. NCVO is consulting on a new ‘code of ethics’ for the charity sector. ACEVO has published a new report “Leading with values, creating a safe organisational culture”. The National Audit Office has published its report “Developing new care models through NHS vanguards”.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 3 July >

In this week's briefing: The Information Commissioner’s Office has published the final version of its guidance on Children and the GDPR. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has begun the long awaited consultation on changes to the rules relating to society lotteries. Plans to amend the Social Value Act have been announced.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 28 June >

In this week's Briefing:  The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is recruiting three new board members for the Charity Commission for a term of three years. British Telecommunications plc has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending emails promoting three charity initiatives.

 

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Legacies Roundup | June 2018 >

In this edition of the Legacies Roundup, we reflect on recent legacy events including the ILM Conference 2018 and the Legacy Strategy Summit, review recent cases on beneficiaries’ rights to information and the test for testamentary capacity, and discuss how to ease into the now in-force GDPR with a useful article covering key issues for legacy professionals.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 12 June >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published information about the 2018 annual return service which will be available later in the summer. The Fundraising Regulator has published a new section of the Code of Fundraising Practice covering fundraising platforms, and accompanying guidance. DCMS has opened up its next round of funding for public service mutuals.

 

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 7 June >

In this week's Briefing: The Information Commissioner’s Office has published guidance on the right to be informed and on automated decision making and profiling. The government has appointed four industry champions to expand the dormant assets scheme across insurance and pensions, banking, investment and securities. New Philanthropy Capital has published “Diversity in governance: the what, why and how.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 24 May 2018 >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission’s guidance on automatic disqualification has been amended to include two declarations, one for trustees and one for senior managers. NCVO has made available a Legal checklist for boards of charities and other voluntary organisations. The Department for Education has published its response to the recent Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) consultation.

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