In the Autumn edition of the Charity & Social Enterprise Update:

  • With safeguarding issues continuing to make headlines, Emma Dowden-Teale summarise the latest guidance for charities.
  • As Brexit looms closer, Matthew James reports on the immigration status of EU nationals and Lucas Atkin outlines the uncertain future for data protection.
  • Mindy Jhittay continues her series on charity fraud, looking at identifying and dealing with insider fraud.
  • Lucy McLynn and Thérèse Rankin advise on how best to seek references for potential employees.
  • We show you some of our recent initiatives such as our new Charity Hub and a new free service for campaigning charities.
  • As work patterns and employee expectations of the workplace change, William Scott looks at the office of the future.
  • In our client focus, Lawrence Simanowitz looks at the work of Samaritans.
  • Charities need to be aware of new regulations on running challenge events, Hannah Lyons summarises the changes.
  • Simon Steeden and Caroline van den Bergh discuss the principles which apply to grant-making to non-charitable organisations.
  • Catharina Waller explains what can go wrong if charity trade marks are not properly protected.
  • David Hunter is doubtful that the government’s Social Value Act announcements are as good as they seem.
  • There’s a reminder from Melanie Carter and Alistair Williams that a modern slavery statement is required for larger charities.
  • In our regular governance focus, Tesse Akpeki advises on how to have difficult conversations.
  • Bill Lewis has some good news on VAT.
  • Emma Knuckey and Rachael Southern report on the latest from the Charity Commission and the Charity Tribunal.

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