In this week's Briefing: The International Development Secretary has published an update on DFID’s work on safeguarding. The Children's Commissioner for England has published a report on home schooling. Two trading subsidiaries of a Scottish charity have been unsuccessful in their appeals against OSCR’s refusal to register them as charities.
Following the publication of the Cairncross Review, the independent report into the financial future of the UK news industry, Lawrie Simanowitz has given his reaction to the Review’s findings and recommendations.
Luke Fletcher, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has set out the reasons why Bates Wells believes that the Impact Economy has the “potential to affect the whole economic system” in a piece for Pioneer’s Post.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published “Dealing with wrongdoing and harm”, a report setting out lessons for trustees from the Commission’s compliance work. A new system alerting charities to when they have been left money in wills is to be established by HM Courts and Tribunals Service.
Abbie Rumbold, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has contributed to a Charity Finance roundtable focusing on how Brexit is likely to impact on the UK’s civil society.