Find out all about the latest coronavirus law changes at our COVID-19 portal.
The Law Commission has made a series of recommendations for legislative change to the Charities Act 2011 following extensive consultation.
Refresh your governance: new Charity Governance Code. For all Boards of Trustees who are applying the Charity Governance Code, or are thinking of doing so, you need to read the new Code just published. The emphasis is on refreshing the Code and this is not a dramatic rewrite.
The Hospice and Care Benchmarking Survey Report is the third study compiled by Haysmacintyre LLP (haysmacintyre) and Hempsons with the aim of sharing best practice in the sector and enabling management and trustees to assess their own structure, governance and monitoring procedures against other comparable charities.
During the last few weeks we have had a number of questions and queries from Charities and Social Enterprises regarding the impact COVID-19 has had on their organisations. Hempsons specialist legal teams have collated a Frequently Asked Questions document that may help you with your own current situation.
The Charity Commission has published guidance for the charity sector in respect of difficulties they may be facing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For some charities, this may be an increase in demand for others a stark financial picture.
We are delighted to announce that Hempsons has been shortlisted for its Partnership work in the Legal 500 Awards 2020.
Ian Hempseed discusses the importance of early planning.
Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
We are part of the Go Mutual consortium that has successfully secured funding from DCMS to create and support mutuals. Mutuals cover organisations providing public services (which would include GP Practices holding GMS or PMS contracts) which are considering a new structure which has some element of staff- led representation, governance or ownership.
Organisations seeking funding are required to submit an expression of interest to DCMS by 21st February 2019
Welcome to our autumn/winter 2018 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
The last year has seen changes to how – and who – charities must safeguard. And more changes are afoot...……
Trustees – Understand & Improve your Governance – Ian Hempseed to speak at Sheffield Law Society event
Sheffield & District Law Society are hosting a talk for charity Trustees where Hempsons' Ian Hempseed will be speaking. The aim of the talk is to help charity trustees understand their responsibilities and the demarcation of roles between them and the Chief Executive.
Welcome to the Autumn/Winter 2017 edition of Hempsons Charities and Social Enterprise newsbrief