Those running historic buildings and heritage sites no doubt wish for the widest possible cross-section of the general public to visit and enjoy their properties. However, with the government reporting that 14 million people in the UK have some sort of disability, it's essential to consider making reasonable adjustments for visitors with disabilities.
The ComRes Faith Research Centre is the first commercial centre of expertise in this country set up to help improve the quality of knowledge about religion and belief by providing robust and impartial evidence of current religious identity, belief, practice and behaviour.
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.
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.
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.
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.