Practice Notes: Charities

The perks and pitfalls of testamentary charitable giving

Amelia Beringer and John Fitzgerald advise on the use of charitable legacies to reduce an estate's inheritance ta

21 Dec 2015

Care Act: How to afford and manage the changes

The Care Act 2014 paved the way for the biggest change in social care law in England for 60 years. Lynn Buckley gives an overview of the ke

21 Dec 2015

Best practice for managing legacy disputes

The sooner a charity takes steps to address the situation in a legacy dispute, the better placed it will be to reach a prompt and cost-effective solution,

21 Dec 2015

The dangers of DIY wills

Oliver Embley sets out some of the issues to consider when drafting a will and considers recent developments in wil

21 Dec 2015

Can charities restore the public's confidence?

Clive Vergnaud and Darren Hooker consider the recent storm of allegations about charities' fundraising methods and proposals for the regulation of thes

21 Dec 2015

Moving on from scandal

Sarah Clune gives an overview of an eventful few months in the charity sector, from the outcry over fundraising methods to the closure of Kid

15 Dec 2015

Lying dormant

The strategic entrepreneurial approach that has made fortunes for many in Asia is yet to be reflected in philanthropy, explains Gillian Arthu

26 Nov 2015

Give and take

There's more to local community work and philanthropic projects than simply donating money. Time and expertise are equall

14 Oct 2015

Bates Wells Braithwaite launches online tool to save charities ‘thousands of pounds’

Get Legal documents fills a gap in the market for social enterprises, says managin

25 Sep 2015

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