Gift Aid on memberships: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

Guidance offered for clubs considering claiming Gift Aid on membership fees.

Civil Aviation Authority – guidance for charities and fundraisers

Guidance issued by the CAA for charities and fundraisers offering flights and flight inclusive trips.

ICO criticism of data handling at charity

Alzheimer’s Society ordered to take action after lapses by volunteers over handling of personal data.

VAT and independent schools

Are independent schools ‘businesses’ for VAT purposes?

Asbestos failings lead to fines for school trusts

Fines for safety failings imposed after unsafe working practices uncovered

Reply to all? Court rules that emails sent through work accounts can be read by employers

A decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has major implications for employees using work IT systems to send private messages.

Changes to regulation of companies

An overview of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 for Charities.

Renewed push for private schools to open their facilities to communities

The Charity Commission has agreed to voluntarily look into how private schools with charitable status use their facilities.

Is there an implied duty to disclose allegations of misconduct?

What should you do if your employee has been suspended for gross misconduct from a second job you did not know they had? Should this affect their employment at your organisation?

New CASC Regulations 2015 – Will your Club still comply?

The CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club) rules changed with effect from 1 April 2015.
Existing CASCs have a 12 month period of grace to see …