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Charity Fraud: charity and voluntary sectors encouraged to become more fraud aware and resilient
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

With the National Charity Fraud Awareness campaign recently concluded, it is a timely prompt for charities to ensure that they maintain focus on this

Charity trustees - unsung but well supported
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2017

As the Charity Commission’s Trustees’ Week (13-17 November) draws to a close, charities stand accused of relying too heavily on middle-aged, white

Charities and non-domestic rates: an update on ALEOs
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2017

We have previously reported on the Barclay Review of Non-Domestic Rates and points for which charities should be aware. One area where there has been

High Court approves rule changes and orders government to pay legal costs in NGOs' access to environmental justice case
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

The three NGOs who brought the judicial review, represented by law firm Leigh Day, were the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Friends

Charities and the Scottish Lobbying Register: Yes, Cabinet Secretary
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2017

Throughout the development of UK and Scottish lobbying rules, there has been disquiet about the potential effect on charities and the campaigning and

What does the GDPR mean for...charities?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on 25 May 2018 and will introduce a number of substantive changes to data protection laws

RoadPeace v Secretary of State for Transport: Claimant alleges that some aspects of compulsory car insurance contravene EU law
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2017

The claimant, a national road safety charity, alleged that various provisions of UK law governing compulsory motor insurance and compensation for the

OFSI Publishes New Guidance to Help Charities and NGOs Comply with Financial Sanctions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2017

On 19 October, the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) published new guidance and a FAQs factsheet to assist charities and NGOs to

IOC brings esports to Pyeongchang and confirms esports “could” be a sport: what does this mean for the sporting landscape as we know it?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 8 2017

Many readers will be aware that Sports Shorts has been tracking the development of esports over the last 18 months, particularly its journey towards

Charity property: do you have a strategy for your leases?
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2017

According to the Ethical Property Foundation’s survey ‘Risky Business - How Property is Shaping the Fate of our Voluntary Sector’, carried out in