Kids Company: Encouragement for charity directors and trustees Edwina Turner

The case was brought by the Official Receiver who sought disqualification orders under section 6 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA 1986) against the seven trustees of Kids Company and its CEO. It illustrates well the tension between the role of a fulltime paid CEO of a large charity and the role of its board as voluntary trustees/directors.

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Procurement regulator Andrew Millross

This is the second in our series of ebriefings on the Government's Green Paper: Transforming public procurement. The first one on public procurement principles can be found here.

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Covid-19 update Anna Dabek

We have spent the best part of a year learning new vocabulary that most of us don’t want to use ever again; 'furlough', 'self-isolation', 'CJRS' to name a few.

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Post Brexit; key employment themes Katherine Sinclair

As our parcels are delayed and some groceries appear lacking, we are reminded that Brexit will have unforeseen implications for some time to come.

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The Employment Bill Jackie Morris

On 19 December 2019 Boris Johnson had, almost a week earlier, won a general election and the Queen announced, in her speech to Parliament, the Employment Bill (the Bill).

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