Viewing: BWB In The Media
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.
In our modern secular society, should we have religious charities? Rosamund McCarthy looks at the shift towards religious charities, and how in many instances they are moving back towards their Church, whereas previously they were making an effort to distance themselves.
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.
The Charity Legal Survey 2014, conducted by the Civil Society, announced Bates Wells Braithwaite as the number 1 legal adviser to the top 350 charities.
BWB was listed as principal legal adviser by 41 of the top 350 charities surveyed.
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.
Temporary work arrangements are on the increase in the sector. BWB's Paul Jennings illustrates why zero-hours and fixed contracts may be appropriate in certain circumstances but why they can't serve as a panacea.
The Law Commission recently proposed a statutory power to make it easier for charities to carry out social investment. BWB's Luke Fletcher examines some of the things it will allow charities to do.
BWB's recent report, Marketing Social Investments – An Outline of the UK Financial Promotion Regime, was released last week.
BWB's Rosamund McCarthy and Simon Steeden shine their light on the recent changes to electoral law and explain their concrete impact on rules on non-party campaigning, Companies Act regulation of political expenditure and guidance given by the Charity Commission.