Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 14 May

Our weekly round up of news and updates from across the sector Charity Commission Interim managers The Practitioner and Interim …
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Can trustees take parental leave?

Philip Kirkpatrick, Partner in our Charity & Social Enterprise team, discusses the legal issues around trustees taking extended leave, including …
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Working 9 to 5… Can you ask your workforce to return to the office full-time?

It has been reported that Manchester United minority shareholder, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, has told employees they need to return to …
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Charities and investments – the revised investment guidance (CC14)

The Charity Commission published its revised investment guidance for charity trustees (CC14) on 1 August 2023. Now the dust has …
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Webinar | The UK’s new data protection framework – the practical implications | 5 June

The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill is due to complete its Parliamentary passage and receive Royal Assent shortly. The …
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Legal Update from the Public Law team: FDA Judicial Review challenge of the Rwanda Act 2024

The Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration Bill) has now been passed by both Houses of Parliament and received Royal …
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Purpose & Impact: your roundup

Welcome to your roundup – a monthly selection of news hand-picked to keep you up to date with what’s going …
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Ethics washing – 5 tips to help protect your business

Ethics washing, a term not too dissimilar from greenwashing, is used to describe the practice of when organisations share false …
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The SLAPP Bill: is enough being done to protect campaigners?

In recent years, we have seen a rise in strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) being used to intimidate and …
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Bates Wells’ and Fair Game CIC’s goal to amend the Football Governance Bill

Bates Wells has been working with Fair Game CIC to amend and improve the Football Governance Bill, which will introduce …
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Charity Commission inquiries: Top takeaways for charities

What are the key areas of concern being investigated by the Charity Commission at the moment? We have drawn out …
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Webinar | Ask us anything – Campaigning in the run up to the general election – staff and people focus | 22 May

Do you have any burning questions about campaigning in the run up to the general election? You might be wondering: …
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