The Charity Commission is to open a statutory inquiry into the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain (SAGB) regarding concerns over it’s property dealings.
The Commonwealth Students’ Association (CSA) has launched its new website and membership recruitment drive.
The first ever ‘Association Collaboration Meeting’ took place at Searcy’s at the Barbican in London on 31 July, following a Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) meeting where it was agreed that events associations need to collaborate to better represent the industry.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down an important decision for UK employers, limiting the right of workers to carry forward holiday entitlement accrued during a period of long-term sickness absence.
Corporation tax rates for large companies are coming down to match the 20 per cent rate for profits under £300,000. However, the new Patent Box legislation could allow your company to claim an even lower rate, 10 per cent, if those profits are generated from the use of patents.
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The two largest representative bodies for care providers, the English Community Care Association (ECCA) and the National Care Association (NCA), are to merge in order to provide a stronger voice for the independent care sector.
UK businesses stand to benefit from understanding how they can prepare for potential EU data protection reforms. The EU is currently reviewing the European Data Protection framework in order to ensure that European law is fit for purpose for the digital era. In particular, officials will seek to safeguard individuals’ fundamental rights as their data is used in ever more diverse ways. Fines of up to 2% of global turnover are proposed for companies breaching the new legislation.
Extensive new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) shows that 58 per cent more of the money spent by local authorities with small firms is re-spent in the local economy compared to that spent with large businesses in the same area.
With news this month that UK Prime Minister David Cameron name-checked a ‘fake’ account in a tweet, it’s clear that not even world leaders are immune to Twitter blunders. Earlier this year, disgruntled employees at HMV took over the company’s Twitter stream and used it to voice their concerns about redundancy issues, causing a social media nightmare for the HMV marketing team.