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The Law Commission has made a series of recommendations for legislative change to the Charities Act 2011 following extensive consultation.
The Charity Commission has recently published 5 new 5 minute guides that trustees and charity operational staff may find a useful reminder of the basic principles for running a charity
How do you know when a safeguarding matter is a “serious incident” for the purposes of the Charity Commission?
Safeguarding of those involved in the charities sector, and particularly beneficiaries of charities, has become of increasing importance to the Charity Commission in recent years. Some headlines involving major charities such as Oxfam and Save the Children Fund have brought this topic to the top of the Charity Commission’s agenda.
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.
With a new academic year starting, Academies will need to be familiar with the requirements of the Academies Financial Handbook 2019. Published in June and taking effect on 1st September 2019, here are the key changes for Academies to be aware of.
Now that schools are fully into the autumn term, it’s helpful to recap on the education news from the last few weeks.
Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
We are committed to the education sector and understand the challenges and opportunities it faces in this time of change. Whether you are considering academy conversion, transferring to a multi academy trust or expanding your mult academy trust, Hempsons are able to guide you through the process and beyond.
Helen Hirst shares her experience of advising academies on governance matters by providing her top ten questions for academy trusts to consider when reviewing their Articles.