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Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What Does the Agreement Mean For Charities?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

EU leaders have agreed that "sufficient progress" has been made on the terms of the UK's exit from the EU, and that talks can now move on from the first phase of negotiations.

Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What Does the Agreement Mean For Charities?

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Fraudsters Targeting Charities

Monday, 15 January 2018

The Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert about a current trend in fraudulent activity targeting charities and people transferring funds to them.

Fraudsters Targeting Charities - VWV Charity Law Solicitors

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Charity Commission Publishes Response to Consultation on the Annual Return for 2018

Monday, 08 January 2018

The Commission has now published its response to the consultation

Charity Commission Publishes Response on Annual Return 2018 - VWV Charity Law

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Safeguarding Is Everyone's Concern

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Issues related to safeguarding by charities have had a high profile in the press in recent months.

Safeguarding Is Everyone's Concern

Articles & Blogs Charities Employment

Employment Status - Key Indicators

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

From a legal perspective people can provide their services in three ways...

Employment Status - Key Indicators

Articles & Blogs Charities Independent Schools

New Guidance for Reporting Serious Incidents - What's Changing?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

The Charity Commission has issued new guidance on what a serious incident is and what governors must report.

New Guidance for Reporting Serious Incidents - What's Changing?

Articles & Blogs Charities Independent Schools

Charitable Independent Schools - Should You Pay Your Governors?

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Charities carry out some of the most important work in society and operate in ever more technical and heavily regulated fields.

Charitable Independent Schools - Should You Pay Your Governors?

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Reputation Management

Monday, 23 October 2017

A charity’s reputation is one of its most significant assets and can have a real impact on its ability to secure future funding and maintain financial viability.

Reputation Management

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Members’ Duties

Monday, 23 October 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court decided that the members of a charitable company have duties to the charity. Why is it important and what might it mean in practice?

Members’ Duties

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Changing Employment Models For a Changing World

Monday, 23 October 2017

From Servant to Self-Employed. The Labour Market in the UK continues to evolve.

Changing Employment Models For a Changing World

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The Fundraising Regulator’s First Year

Monday, 23 October 2017

The Fundraising Regulator has been with us for a year. This article provides a recap of fundraising regulation, the way the Fundraising Regulator regulates, new fundraising rules and the funding model.

The Fundraising Regulator’s First Year

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Serious Incident Reporting - Do You Understand Your Duties?

Monday, 23 October 2017

Serious incident reporting has been around since 2007 in its current formal incarnation. Trustees must report serious incidents.

Serious Incident Reporting - Do You Understand Your Duties?

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Protecting Your Property

Monday, 23 October 2017

Property can often be a charity's main asset. It is a valuable, secure asset which, as long as it is looked after properly can provide a home for your charitable operations and depending on your constitution, often an income to support charitable work.

Protecting Your Property

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Recent Changes in Charity Law and Regulation

Friday, 20 October 2017

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 may have been made back in March 2016, but the impact of some of the changes it made has become clearer more recently.

Recent Changes in Charity Law and Regulation

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The General Data Protection - Are You Ready?

Friday, 20 October 2017

From May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply, increasing fines and introducing new requirements for charities.

The General Data Protection - Are You Ready?