Charities And The Law
News, analysis and comment on charity law and how the law in general, including employment law and tax law, applies to the voluntary sector.
Latest Charity Law In Depth
Guidance on how charity law applies to sports clubs is long overdue, lawyers argue
Jo Coleman, partner at IBB Solicitors, says many charities believe an internal review of a Charity Commission decision offers a quicker resolution than appealing to the charity tribunal
Lord Hodgson's Charities Act review went some way to addressing the challenge of legislating for different sized charities, says our columnist
Latest Charity Law News
- Charity tribunal's role in dealing with third-party applications 'should be clarified'
- Ministers will legislate to prevent tax relief for charities being used for tax avoidance
- Scottish government sets out position on charities in an independent Scotland
- Union urges HM Revenue & Customs to investigate unpaid internships
- Gift Aid fraudster sentenced to four years in prison
- Charities should review implications of the Freedom of Information Act, lawyer says
- Law Commission's charity law review will include mixed-purpose investment
- Proposed changes to judicial review are 'a full-frontal attack on charity campaigning'
- Gay rights organisation refused charitable status will go to the charity tribunal
HR and the law: The Working Time Regulations Charities should be aware that 'on-call' staff are entitled to rest, says Emma Burrows
HR and the law: care workers and the POCA and POVA lists Emma Burrows explains the rules
HR and the law: Statutory dispute resolution procedures Emma Burrows examines how the Employment Act 2008 changes dispute resolution
HR and the law: The Employment Act 2008 Emma Burrows looks at the Acas code of practice for the Employment Act 2008
HR and the law: sick leave and holidays Emma Burrows explains the implications of a recent judgement on sick leave and holidays
Analysis and reaction to the recent ruling on fee-charging schools and public benefit.
When should charities call in lawyers? Should they take legal action against public sector paymasters? Plus the biggest legal blunders?
Charities And The Law In General
Between £50m and £60m is expected to be cut from legal aid through the voluntary sector, says an inquiry run by Richard Gutch
The founder and chief executive of ClientEarth has expanded his staff from zero to 60 in five years
A recent case shows how charities can leave themselves open to claims of unfair dismissal if they don't follow the appropriate codes when dismissing staff, says Victoria Willson
Charities And The Law News
- Music charity chief executive and trustee charged with conspiracy to commit fraud
- Charity Finance Group warns charities not to be over-confident on new pension law
- Autism charity that lost patent court case pays an initial £40,000 in costs
- Former head of Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations guilty of indecent assault
- Trial begins of former chief executive of Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations
- Family of former director of firm that advised Cup Trust 'could make £3.5m'
- Unite issues unfair dismissal claim against Turning Point on behalf of 300 staff
- ShelterBox founder arrested over fraud allegations
- Former head of social enterprise and her partner awarded £81,000 by tribunal
- Charity seeks judicial review of council decision to move soup kitchen
Latest jobs Jobs web feed
- Development Director Selwyn College Circa £56k- £65k , Cambridge
- Director of Fundraising (maternity cover) Help the Hospices circa £70,000, Kings Cross, London
- Business Development Manager Shelter £37,509 per annum, plus excellent benefits , London, EC1
- Head of Policy & Communications PFRA (Public Fundraising Regulatory Association Ltd) c£50,000, SE1 0NZ
- Senior Consultant GatenbySanderson Competitive , London
- Charity Commission is failing in its key roles, says National Audit Office
- BLF sets up £150m community enterprise fund
- Regulator 'too passive' in approach to Cup Trust, says report
- National Audit Office criticisms are unjustified, says regulator
- Charity Commission could be given new power to shut down charities
- Charity Commission must raise its game in wake of critical report, sector says
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