• Simon Steeden and Suhan Rajkumar highlight some issues with the latest guidance for charities with connections to non-charitable organisations.
  • Mindy Jhittay and Natalie Ali provide some helpful tips to combat cyber fraud.
  • Bates Wells is working with a coalition of charities to see a landmark ruling on the value of sustainable, environmentally friendly investments, Luke Fletcher explains.
  • Victoria Hordern reviews the work of the ICO one year after GDPR.
  • Molly Waiting looks at a recent decision on transparency and considers its effect on prospect research
  • Hannah Lyons reports on a busy period for the Fundraising Regulator.
  • In our client focus, we look at the work of Stephen Lloyd Awards winner, Project Baala.
  • Emma Dowden-Teale and Joanna Howard cover the latest developments in safeguarding.
  • Simon Steeden and Oliver Scutt raise concerns about the latest alert for charitable think tanks.
  • Matt James provides a useful guide for employers wanting to secure their EU employees’ right to work post-Brexit.
  • In our procurement focus, David Hunter wonders whether the government’s new approach to social value is all as it seems; while Rob Oakley and Charlie Miller explain that you may need to challenge a decision before you know the outcome.
  • Limited time to make a legal challenge is also the theme of our legacies focus, by Leticia Jennings and Victoria Bos.
  • Cecile Gillard outlines our Company Secretarial Service.
  • Susan Shi warns charities about tax evasion.
  • Emma Knuckey rounds up the latest from the Charity Commission.
If you would like to discuss any of the issues raised in this Update, please contact our Charity team.

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All content on this page is correct as of July 1, 2019.