In this article, we look at some of the limitations of the B Corp model in improving corporate responsibility.
Why are criminals using international students and what can students' unions be doing to raise awareness and protect students?
What happens next? Here are our recommended steps.
Executing contracts during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The law offers contracting parties limited relief from contracts when they become difficult or impossible to perform.
The Covid-19 pandemic is a "black swan" event and lockdown, social distancing and self isolation are the immediate consequences for individuals.
Charities and social enterprises are grappling with how to manage meetings in this new era of working life.
The impact of the FCA's new rules on what they term 'Speculative Illiquid Securities'
This is helpful for persons who may be at risk of personal threat of harm because of their public profile or sensitive occupation.
Employers need to have a clear non-discriminatory reason for action when dealing with religious expression
Charity Bank is inviting trustees, directors, CEOs and managers of charities and community organisations to sign up for their free event.
The ICO has taken action against British Airways under the GDPR. We look at the facts of the case and implications for charities & social enterprises.
Consultation raises the prospect of greater company compliance requirements in future
Assessing the implications of an absence of affordable housing for teachers, and considering how schools' surplus land could provide solutions.
The Government is consulting on the way small generators are paid for electricity they export to the grid –what is proposed, and what does this mean?
The recent Social Housing Green Paper "a new deal for social housing" has some interesting points to note in relation to community led housing.
Date: Wednesday 4 July 09:15 – 16:45 Venue: The Stoller Hall, Manchester, M3 1DA
This article sets out a summary of the community rights and powers introduced by the Localism Act 2011 and how they can be used by community groups.
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.
Unfair hidden ground rent costs on new builds has hit the press recently. We consider the effect on community-led housing groups using leaseholds.
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.
Members of community led housing groups could find themselves having to meet SDLT liabilities earlier than expected.
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 her article for the changesu.org blog, Laura Moss looks at the advantages and disadvantages for students' unions of incorporation.
In a report relevant for academies and maintained schools, an ICO investigation concluded that charities had breached the Data Protection Act.
Local authorities now have a statutory duty to meet local demand for self build and custom build. Groups should register for land in their area.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Duncan Milwain, Lucy O'Reilly and Kasim Ahmed to its Leeds office.
Wrigleys is pleased to announce 3 promotions in its private client and charity property teams.
The new regime came into force on 6 April 2016. Download our free briefing note for guidance.
What do bursars need to know about the taxation of payments to employees on the termination of their employment?
When might a member of school staff be making a disclosure in the public interest and so be protected under employment legislation?
What should be considered before dismissing school staff who have been employed for less than two years?
What are the likely effects of a Brexit on those UK employment laws of most relevance to the independent school sector?
Since 1 July 2015 independent schools have been grappling with 'Prevent'. How should your school be fulfilling its Prevent duty?
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.
Schools hold large amounts of personal data relating to pupils and staff, which makes them particularly vulnerable to data breaches through hacking.
Respond to the consultation on changes to SDLT before 1 February 2016.
On conversion, local authorities often provide schools with their asbestos reports. Unfortunately these reports are sometimes inaccurate.
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 celebrates another successful year for its trainee recruitment process, and welcomes Trusts and Estates specialist solicitor Kieran McIvor.
The latest in a line of cases causing problems for fully mutual housing associations and cooperatives. Emma Ridge gives guidance on the issue.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act arrived with little fanfare but there are points to note for the company secretary.
Wrigleys were delighted to have the opportunity to contribute an essay to this report commissioned by ActionAid and New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)
Wrigleys welcomes the arrival of Laura Moss to its charity team and Alexandra Hempsey to its commercial property and education property teams.
Friday will see thousands of people across the globe spend a working day volunteering for good causes in their local community
Wrigleys have supported the Dementia Action Alliance to produce a free booklet to help those living with dementia & their families.
Wrigleys have been recognised as one of the Top 25 Private Client Law Firms in the UK.
The UK Cohousing Network invited Wrigleys to deliver a webinar for groups interested in Co-housing.
This article looks how charities can help in the battle against climate change by "divesting" from fossil fuel companies.
Wrigleys is supporting Remember a Charity in Your Will Week 2014 by giving away Remember a Charity chocolates in our reception throughout the week.
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.