Charities

Charities newsletter - January 2018

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Read our latest newsletter from our charities team here at Blake Morgan. Our newsletter covers the latest guidance from the Charity Commission and the conversion of charitable companies to CIOs. More …

Employment: Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers

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Our Employment team outline the headline points for employers. More …

Autumn Budget 2017 – some key points for charities

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The budget made few mentions of the voluntary sector. However, we have put together a summary of the likely benefits to the charity sector. More …

CIOs to be included in the Index of Business Names

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From 1 January 2018 all charitable incorporated organisations (CIO) will be included in the Business Names Index which is maintained by Companies House. More …

Conversion of charitable companies to CIOs

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On 7 December 2017, the Charities Act 2011 (Commencement No.3) Order 2017 (SI 2017/1230) was implemented, which means that from 1 January 2018 there will be mechanisms in place for an existing charitable company, charitable community benefit society or community interest company to convert into a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO). More …

Charity Commission: Press release to review your safeguarding and governance arrangements

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On 19 December 2017, the Charity Commission issued a regulatory alert reminding charities to review their safeguarding and governance arrangements. More …

Charity Commission: Updated guidance on protecting your charity from fraud

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The Charity Commission has updated its guidance which includes information about fraud, how you can protect your charity against it and how to spot it when it occurs. More …

Charity newsletter - August 2017

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Read our latest newsletter from our charities team here at Blake Morgan. Our newsletter covers charity governance code and new GDPR for charities. More …

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. More …