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Inflation sends sterling higher in market overreaction – Haig Bathgate on the BBC

Yesterday's inflation report, which showed price gains accelerating from an annual 1.5% in May to 1.9% in June, led to an overreaction in markets that sent the already overvalued pound...
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Equality Act - Impact on Charities

Charities must understand their duties under the Equality Act 2010 and must be clear that, if they discriminate in the provision of benefits, they do so lawfully. This point has...
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EU Tax

There is an interesting EU tax angle for charities in the Referendum debate. This could become very relevant to charities in all parts of the UK in the event of...
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Charitable Giving and Philanthropy

Whatever the motivation, charitable giving and philanthropy is growing. Giving is also more visible, evidenced by ongoing support from the wider population through public fundraising campaigns such as Children in...
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Protection of Charities

The Queen's Speech at the opening of the Westminster Parliament in June announced a draft Protection of Charities Bill. The purpose of the Bill is to"create a fairer society by...
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Spare a thought for risk

From a misguided tweet to conflict of interest and even fraud, dealing with risk is part and parcel of the operation of every charity. As part of their governance function,...
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Turcan Connell gets involved with Home Start North East

Earlier this year, Rachel Davies, a Senior Solicitor in Turcan Connell's Land and Property Team, joined the Board of Trustees of Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh (HSLNEE). Rachel discusses...