Viewing: BWB In The Media
In the upper house of the Lords, three amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill are carried, although the defeat of a fourth means it would be harder for less well-financed charities to bring judicial reviews.
Holly Terry and Philip Trott: Immigration lawyers must stay up to date as politicians debate – Lawyer 2B >
Holly Terry and Philip Trott discuss the legal framework for immigration law practitioners in the Lawyer 2B.
Philip Trott quoted in London Evening Standard: top advisers for ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWI) >
London Evening Standard lists Philip Trott as the go-to immigration lawyer if you are denied entry at Britain’s borders.
Actors denied minimum wage for not meeting 'worker' classification.
Peter Bennett reveals how he is evolving the risk management system which saved his firm £3m in PII premiums.
Philip Kirkpatrick is quoted in The Times on how charitable foundations are a tax-efficient way for companies to be philanthropic.
Following a statement from Monica Oriol, Chairwoman of Spanish multinational company, Seguriber-Umano
Paul Jennings is quoted in The Stage following his client, Gavin McAlinden’s successful Employment Appeal Tribunal decision.
From next year, parents will be able to share parental leave after their child is born.
Rosamund McCarthy quoted in Civil Society: Charity Commission board members 'sceptical or hostile to charity campaigning' >
The Charity Commission is "at the very best sceptical and at worst hostile to charity campaigning", according to Rosamund McCarthy, partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite.
Augustus Della-Porter responds to comments by William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission.
Lawrie Simanowitz quoted in Third Sector: Guidance for telephone fundraisers needs to be 'properly enforced' >
The charity sector receives £35 million of its annual income from telephone fundraising, but there are signs that the method is increasingly unpopular with the public.
Lucy McLynn: 'Shared parental leave may not be the kind of equality we want to achieve' - HR Magazine >
Giving both parents the right to take time off may be a novel idea but in practice it is unlikely to change the position and pay of women, says BWB's Lucy McLynn.
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.
Government should give charity trustees an explicit power to make social investments and clarify their duties on the matter, the Law Commission has recommended.
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.