In Muhammed v Leprosy Mission International, BWB's Lucy McLynn acted for Leprosy Mission Internation in a groundbreaking case which had wide-ranging implications for hiring practices in some religious-ethos organisations.
Our special focus on property matters for faith-based organisations starts with a look at the specific issues that these organisations face when planning to acquire property.
The breakdown of the relationship between employer and employee is always difficult, but particularly so in a faith-based organisation when the employee concerned has a spiritual role in the organisation and wider faith community.
Caritas Anchor House has a rich history, marked by their desire to offer hope and support to those who need it most. Established in the 1960s to provide temporary accommodation to out-of-work seafarers, they now provide support to those affected by homelessness.
Faith-based charities often support overseas charities, but need to take care that these payments fall within HMRC’s definition of charitable purposes. Stephanie Biden explains how to avoid falling foul of HM Revenue and Customs when working with partners overseas.
More than ever before, charity trustees’ decisions are in the spotlight and face public scrutiny in those cases when things go wrong. Leona Roche looks at what trustees can do to make sure their decisions will withstand scrutiny and challenge.
BWB are proud to have contributed to new faith-based publication 'What a difference faith makes', offering insight into faith-based charities.
The duty to tackle extremism – the Prevent strategy – is now a legal requirement, which any organisation running schools, colleges, or child
care services should be aware of.