The implementation date of 25 May 2018 for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is fast approaching.
Breaking news… On the 14th September, the Law Commission published its report on Technical Issues in Charity Law
At 484 pages, it is quite a read, so we have summarised some of the key points below.
Family business adviser Thomas Wainman is celebrating his place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
Wrigleys has been involved in this interesting proposal to re-use an unloved NHS office building for a co-housing scheme.
The HMRC Trust Registration Service has now been launched and will require all trusts with UK tax liabilities to be registered.
Did you know that landlords (incl community housing landlords) are obliged to consult with tenants under 'long term tenancy agreements'?
We are often asked is how to make housing affordable in perpetuity. There is no easy answer, though this article explores a possible solution.
Was a job applicant with Asperger's Syndrome discriminated against by being required to sit a psychometric test? Yes, held the EAT
A quick recap of the key rules relating to political activity by charities, in the run up to the 2017 election.
Charity Commission finds ‘basic and serious mismanagement’ by the trustees in selling land for £15m less than it was worth.
Local Planning Authorities ('LPAs') will be obliged to prepare, maintain & publish registers of brownfield land suitable for residential development.
The Supreme Court has today handed down their judgment in the case Ilott v The Blue Cross and Others (previous incarnations known as Ilott v Mitson)
In a report relevant for academies and maintained schools, an ICO investigation concluded that charities had breached the Data Protection Act.
In this article, we consider the wider implications of sexting on children, teachers and parents.
The new regime came into force on 6 April 2016. Download our free briefing note for guidance.
What are the likely effects of a Brexit on those UK employment laws of most relevance to the independent school sector?
What should be considered before dismissing school staff who have been employed for less than two years?
What are the key factors leading to the increased cost of employing school staff?
When might a member of school staff be making a disclosure in the public interest and so be protected under employment legislation?
How will the new rules on reporting pay statistics for men and women affect larger independent schools?
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an employer was "vicariously liable" for the actions of its employee in an unprovoked attack on a customer.
Recent reports have highlighted the difficulties schools face when parents become involved in these disputes.
Handling negative comments, complaints and criticisms about the school or staff made on social media can be a minefield for the leadership team.
An employer who reasonably believed that an employee was lying about his symptoms was entitled to find gross misconduct.
A recent Employment Tribunal case highlights the need for schools to be aware of the possible duty to make reasonable adjustments for dyslexic staff.
This article considers the options for holding shares in an EO company and considers the pros and cons for both 'direct' and 'indirect' ownership.
Amendments to the Finance Bill introduced this week will mean the end of certain tax reliefs available on investments in community energy projects.
Wrigleys were delighted to have the opportunity to contribute an essay to this report commissioned by ActionAid and New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)
Are you caught by the new duty to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism?
Friday will see thousands of people across the globe spend a working day volunteering for good causes in their local community
Albany Pumps, an international business based in Gloucestershire and with a site in Yorkshire is celebrating becoming employee owned.
The UK Cohousing Network invited Wrigleys to deliver a webinar for groups interested in Co-housing.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
This article looks how charities can help in the battle against climate change by "divesting" from fossil fuel companies.
A new service will allow developers, including co-housing groups, to make enquiries about any plot of land easily, and well in advance of purchase.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome four senior lawyers and their first apprentice.
Social Investment Tax Relief ("SITR"): what is it and what can it do for you?