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brexit charity
2
Nov
2016

Access to the single market may not have direct relevance to charities but that does not mean that they are immune from the effects of Brexit. Hard evidence is lacking – as it was in much of the referendum debate – but some themes are emerging:

insurance act 2015
2
Nov
2016

What are your duties when you take out insurance? When can an insurer refuse to meet a claim because of misinformation? The Insurance Act 2016 which came into force on 16th August made radical changes to the law.

Mediation charity
12
Aug
2016

How mediation works and why it can be a better option than litigation for charities.

social investment
10
Aug
2016

On 30th July this year, a new statutory power for charities to make “social investments” came into force – what has changed and when can the power be used?

Persons with Significant Control
28
Jul
2016

Since 6th April all UK companies are required to keep a Register of People with Significant Control and report back to Companies House.

charity commission powers
18
Jul
2016

On 1st July, the Charity Commission issued a consultation paper about its new power to issue formal “warnings”.

apprenticeship-levy
27
May
2016

The Apprenticeship Levy is a levy which will be payable by employers in all sectors on annual pay bills in excess of £3 million.

charity premises
17
May
2016

The 80% business rates relief allowed to charities when premises are “wholly or mainly” used for charitable purposes is often a key consideration in the decision to take new premises but it cannot be taken for granted.

Ilott v Mitson supreme court
3
Mar
2016

It has been reported that several charity beneficiaries involved in the landmark case of Ilott v Mitson have been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.

kids company
10
Feb
2016

A report has been published on the collapse of Kids Company. We’ve outlined the key issues and what your charity can learn from the case.