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Government should give charity trustees an explicit power to make social investments and clarify their duties on the matter, the Law Commission has recommended.
Gemma Boore has written an article for the e-Gaming Review on the Gibraltar Betting and Gambling Association's call for a judicial review of the Gambling Act.
LexisNexis - Stephanie Biden considers the Charity Commission's latest guidance on reporting serious incidents >
Stephanie Biden looks at the effectiveness of the Charity Commission in dealing with serious incidents.
Following the results of the Scottish Referendum, Lawrence Simanowitz, partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, talks about the implications for charities.
Charities that carry out investigative work or campaigning are able to use the 'journalism exemption' from the Data Protection Act, according to the latest guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office.
Melanie Carter quoted in Third Sector: Government defends proposals for changes to judicial review costs >
Charities and other bodies that intervene in such cases would have to pay costs incurred by other parties if the Criminal Justices and Courts Bill passes into law unamended.
Melanie Carter quoted in Civil Society: Electoral Commission 'climbing down' over guidance on the Lobbying Act >
The Electoral Commission has been forced into a climbdown over its guidance on the Lobbying Act, according to an alliance of organisations who campaigned for changes to the rules.
The Electoral Commission's guidance on the subject of the Lobbying Act has had only a lukewarm reception, it is reported in the Third Sector.
Lucy McLynn, Employment Partner at BWB, discusses the pitfalls of pre-termination negotiation conversations and how to avoid them.
What do you as an employer need to know about the new shared parental leave? With the new right to shared parental leave coming into force on 5 April 2015, future parents will have an expected week of childbirth after that date from now onwards, and they will want to be fully informed about their rights as employees.
In the Third Delegated Legislation Committee the Draft Community Interest Company Regulations have been released.
The Law Society Gazette - Simon Steeden asks if heated political rhetoric is damaging campaigning charities >
Simon Steeden discusses political rhetoric by campaigning charities.
Some not-for-profits have fallen foul of the rules on broadcast ads, but how were the decisions made?
Bates Wells Braithwaite has been working with Acevo, the NGO association Bond and 38 Degrees to gain more clarification on the Lobbying Act.
Removal of asset lock on dividends from CICs 'will encourage social investment', say lawyers - Third Sector >
Third Sector have published an article reporting on the new legislation which makes it possible for community interest companies to pay dividends of more than 20 per cent of their share value to individual shareholders in one year.
Third Sector reports on BWB's recent submission to the Electoral Commission on improvements that could be made to the new guidance.
Last week the EDP reported how Norfolk’s long-distance trails the Weavers’ Way and Paston Way will receive a £500 000 financial boost. However, there is a growing concern that only one place will benefit from this investment while other public rights of way across Norfolk are being left to become haggard and unusable.
Christine Rigby examines regulators' plans to measure campaigning in the annual return - Civil Society >
Christine Rigby, senior consultant at Bates Wells Braithwaite, examines regulators' plans to measure campaigning in the annual return.
BCL Legal Recruitment has published an article on Jim Clifford, following his recent move to BWB.
Philip Kirkpatrick, a trustee of the Human Dignity Trust and deputy managing partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, looks at the successful appeal to overturn the Charity Commission's decision to refuse charitable status to the Human Dignity Trust.