Pippa Garland quoted in iProbono News on the merger of children's charities, ABC Trust and Childreach International >
Pippa Garland, solicitor in the charity and social enterprise department at BWB talks about a pro bono project she undertook with iProbono and Linklaters to facilitate the merger of the children’s charities, Action for Brazil’s Children Trust (ABC Trust) and Childreach International.
Bill Lewis has been quoted in relation to HM Revenue and Custom's appeal in the Longridge case, for charging charities VAT on projects for which they charge a small fee.
Lawrie Simanowitz quoted in Third Sector: IOF introduces new rule regarding adherence to no-cold calling signs for fundraisers >
Lawrie Simanowitz has been quoted in relation to the new rule which forbids the disregard of no-cold-calling stickers, introduced by the Institute of Fundraising.
This week's briefing looks at the charity tribunal ruling on the new press regulator; a government consultation paper on draft regulations relating to the post January 2016 requirement for companies to keep a Register of People with Significant Control; a National Audit Office report on “Outcome-based payment schemes: government’s use of payment by results”; and updates on Scotland, campaigning, payment by results and more.
In this edition of the Real Estate update, we focus in detail on topical issues around construction.
This week's briefing looks at the latest from the Charity Commission; further changes to the self-regulatory regime for fundraising; the launch of a Cabinet Office £20 million Local Sustainability Fund; a new City of London report on “Developing a global financial centre for social impact investment” and more.
A new in-depth report has been released, examining pioneering developments in social financing.
The recent and well reported case of Begum v Pedagogy Auras UK Ltd (t/a Barley Lane Montessori Day Nursery) has again cast a spotlight on the issue of dress in the workplace, and the issues that employers should consider when drafting and implementing dress codes.
Richard Marke, member of the City of London Law Society Commercial Law Committee and Partner at BWB talks about the Common European Sales Law (CESL) in this month’s City Solicitor.
Selman Ansari outlines what local authorities need to know about the Public Contract Regulations 2015 in Local Government Chronicle.
Developments to strengthen self-regulation of fundraising continue.
BWB has contributed to the E3M publication "Financing Social Enterprise Growth".
With contentious probate cases on the rise, Rob Oakley advises how charities can deal with a challenge to a legacy.
The Conservative Government’s annual immigration cap for sponsoring non-EEA skilled migrants under the Tier 2 (General) subcategory has been reached this month leaving some applications for restricted Certificates of Sponsorship being rejected.
Regulation of fundraising is under extreme scrutiny. In today's BWB Briefing, we look at details of plans proposed by the IOF, FRSB and PFRA.
City law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has hired banking & finance lawyer Patrick Keown as a partner in the firm’s corporate & commercial team.
Following the calling off by the RMT of the rail strikes planned for June 4 and 9, now seems a good time to examine the proposed introduction of more restrictive strike laws.
Last week’s announcement of a new Bill to set out specific social investment powers for charities is fantastic news. See today’s Briefing for more detail and comment from BWB Partner Luke Fletcher.
This week's Briefing covers the period from Monday 18th to Friday 29th May.
As the CIC legal form celebrates its 10 year anniversary, Luke Fletcher talks about how the government could improve support for CICs through tax reliefs.
The Queen's Speech outlined new social investment provisions for charities, stemming from a BWB proposal to Lord Hodgson during the course of his independent review of the Charities Act 2006.
Alice Faure Walker summarises the key points from the Law Commission's recently published consultation paper on Technical Issues in Charity Law.