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The Law Commission has published a detailed report recommending changes to technical areas of charity law.
Since January 2018 it has been possible for charitable companies to convert to charitable incorporated organisations.
The Charity Commission has recently updated its guidance on reporting serious incidents.
The BWB Charity & Social Enterprise team are delighted to present their Spring 2018 update.
BWB's Emma Knuckey reports on recent developments at the Charity Commission.
BWB's Sung-Hyui Park explains how B Corp status affects the obligations of a company's directors.
BWB's Lawrence Simanowitz and Michael Charalambous explain the current requirements for when a data breach should be reported to the Information Commissioner's Office, and how the General Data Protection Regulation will change the position.
The Autumn edition of the Charity & Social Enterprise Update looks at the work of YMCA London South West. Neil Lambert, BWB's housing specialist, describes what the changes to the Housing and Planning Act 2016 have meant for YMCA London South West.
A new Charity Governance Code was issued in summer 2017. Rachael Chapman and Tesse Akpeki consider what practical steps charities should be taking in light of the new code.
The new Charity Governance Code makes a series of recommendations about board effectiveness. Governance expert Tesse Akpeki looks at the options for trustees when reviewing their governance.
We are now on the final countdown to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018.
Charitable companies are required by a combination of company law and charity law to disclose certain information about their organisations. BWB's Alice Faure Walker and Rachel Norman outline the requirements.