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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.
This Third Sector article explores the role religion has on our secular society and the impact this is having on the Charity sector today.
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.
Alice Faure-Walker, Senior Consultant at BWB, looks at how the Protection of Charities Bill could mean an extension of the Charity Commission's powers.
BWB's Paul Jennings examines how employers can manage their sickness absences effectively.
Stephen Lloyd illustrates goal-scoring lessons from Germany’s monumental performance for both football managers and government - Pioneer's Post >
Is a social enterprise business model the secret behind Germany’s World Cup triumph? According to BWB's Stephen Lloyd, there are goal-scoring lessons from Germany’s striking performance, not only for football managers but for the government too.
BWB advises Feedback Plc on their readmission to AIM and acquisition of both Cambridge Computed Imaging and TexRAD >
Bates Wells Braithwaite acted for Sanlam Securities UK Limited and adviced in relation to Feedback Plc’s re-admission to AIM and acquisition of Cambridge Computed Imaging Limited and TexRAD Limited.
BWB's Simon Steeden contributes to the ongoing discussion regarding the lack of clarity about the Lobbying Act, in spite of yesterday's publication of The Electoral Commission's new guidance report.
BWB’s Rosamund McCarthy comments on the release of the Electoral Commission's full guidance on compliance with the lobbying act - the Third Sector >
The Electoral Commission has published its full guidance on compliance with the lobbying act. BWB’s Rosamund McCarthy commented on the release of the guidance in an article by the Third Sector.
BWB's Alistair Williams (sr. paralegal) plays key role in High Court costs ruling - Litigation Futures >
BWB's Alistair Williams, senior paralegal, has played a major part in securing a significant costs ruling at the High Court. The case regarded costs order imposed by Norfolk Magistrates’ Court against a walker who complained about a blocked right of way.
BWB receives chain of press coverage after representing Human Dignity Trust in tribunal win on charitable status. >
A gay rights charity which had previously been refused the right for charitable status because of being too political, has overtuned the decision made by the Charity Commission in a groundbreaking Tribunal. You can read all subsequent media coverage on BWB's work for on the Human Dignity Trust here.
Information about how much money is spemnt on charities will be among the new data available on the Charity Commission's revamped online register.
Paul Jennings, employment and discrimination lawyer with Bates Wells Braithwaite in London, discusses the role that dress codes have to play in schools in TES.
BWB's Melanie Carter speaks to Third Sector about how the government is reconsidering their plans to make charities pay if they intervene in judicial cases
Civil Society reported that Philip Kirkpatrick, deputy managing partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has spoken out against comments made at this year's Directory of Social Change trustee fair in which Andy Benson, founder of the National Colation for Independent Action, said he would be proud to be the first organisation prosecuted by the Electoral Commission for breaching the Lobbying Act.
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts quoted Bates Wells Braithwaite on 26th June during a Parliamentary discussion on social investment in the voluntary and charitable sectors.