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By Paul Seath
In our experience, charities with paid staff are usually aware of the fact that they owe certain duties to their employees in relation to pensions and auto-enrolment.
By Jim Clifford OBE
Merger and mutualisation can help to maximise mission and sustainability for organisations in the social and public sectors focusing on positive social change.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite
A tenant cannot assign its lease to its guarantor. In this case the focus was whether the tenant, HMV, had legitimately assigned the lease to its guarantor, EMI, once it had entered administration.
By Oliver Hunt, Luke Fletcher
A legal briefing for charities and social enterprises considering raising funds through investment
By Lesley Robinson
Recently, the Technology and Construction Court reminded parties how damages for dilapidations should be valued.
By Martin Gunson
For any new charge completed after 6 April there are new procedures and forms to be followed.
By Mark Traynor
In the recent case of Kenya Aid Programme v Sheffield City Council, the High Court allowed an appeal by a charity against an order to pay business rates in respect of its use of warehouse premises.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite
HM Treasury has announced that they will be reviewing the legislation relating to Community Amateur Sports Clubs.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite
A discussion on the new guidance for employers, employers and doctors on using fit notes, issued by the Department for Work and Pensions.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite
Despite the backdrop of low growth and falling living standards, BWB has been pleasantly surprised by some of the less widely reported announcements in the 2013 Budget.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite
The Home Office has announced that it intends to stop certain old and minor cautions and convictions from appearing on criminal record certificates.
By Denise Owusu-Ansah
The idea of the 'protected conversation' between employer and employee has been shelved in favour of proposals for pre-termination negotiations.
By Bates Wells Braithwaite Employment Team
At present employers seeking to make 100 or more employees redundant within a 90 day period, must begin consultation at least 90 days before any dismissals can take effect.
By Melanie Carter
The new Disclosure and Barring Service has now become operational.
By Richard Marke, Molly Waiting
A discussion on whether Amazon.co.uk has breached any consumer protection legislation.