A Guide to Ethical Investment Policies for Charities in 2022

A recently decided case has brought some welcome clarity to Charities looking to formulate an ethical investment policy that helps fulfil their Charitable Objectives.

Secondment Agreements – practical and legal considerations for employers

An employer can use a secondment agreement to loan an employee to another part of the same organisation or another employer completely. If done correctly, the arrangement can benefit both employer and employee.

The way employers carry out right to work checks is set to change from 6 April

The Home Office has announced changes to how employers undertake right-to-work checks for employees and prospective employees.

Immigration employment sponsor offer

From 11pm on 31 December 2020, migrants from the specific areas of the EU, no longer have the automatic right to remain and work in the UK. They have until 30 June 2021 to make an application under the EU settlement scheme. We have put together a fixed rate sponsor application package to support you.

Coronavirus and Charities – FAQs

This note is up to date as at 3 April 2020.
The situation is changing frequently, and guidance is being issued daily. If you have …

10 tips for top contractual relationships

You’re successfully selling your products or services, or perhaps you’ve found a new supplier. Great! But do you have a contract and do you know what the terms are?

Charity Commission consults on draft new guidance on reporting serious incidents

The Charity Commission has identified that too many “serious incidents” are not being reported or are only being disclosed in a charity’s annual return. A new public consultation and draft new guidance are intended to clarify the circumstances in which charities should notify the Charity Commission.

Government launches consultation on corporate contributions to grassroots sport

The Government has launched a public consultation on how to expand the support that can be given to grassroots sports through the corporation tax system.

Museums and galleries get VAT relief to encourage free admissions

The Government has expanded the VAT refund scheme so that VAT incurred by museums and galleries in connection with free admissions to the public may now be recoverable.

Government launches consultation on changes to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

HMRC has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme to help ensure it benefits as many charities as possible.