In the wake of the new welcome package from the Charity Commission for England & Wales, Onboard has launched a dedicated support programme for small charities.
Philip Trott, Partner in BWB’s Immigration team, has commented on remarks by the Home Secretary to the Home Affairs Select Committee regarding the ongoing Windrush scandal.
Lawyers from Bates Wells Braithwaite’s (BWB) Immigration team have been quoted in Lexis Nexis’s coverage of the ongoing scandal surrounding the impact of the Home Office’s Hostile Environment legislations on the “Windrush generation”.
In this week's Briefing: A coalition of 65 organisations from across the care sector has called for an independent review into how leaving the EU will impact on social care. The Cabinet Office and Civil Service have published a guidance note for civil servants ahead of the local elections to be held on 3 May 2018. New Philanthropy Capital has published its mergers report “Let’s talk mission and merger”.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has been shortlisted for Pro Bono initiative of the year by the 2018 Lawyer Awards’ panel of judges.
In this weeks' Briefing: The Charity Commission has published the transcript of Baroness Stowell’s speech to the NCVO conference on Monday 16th April, her first major speech since taking up the position. The Fundraising Regulator and Charity Commission have issued guidance about the requirements under the 2016 Act for charities above the audit threshold to include certain statements about fundraising in their trustees’ annual report.
The Law Commission has published a detailed report recommending changes to technical areas of charity law.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has changed a number of its online forms for notifying events or seeking consent from the Commission. The Charity Commission has issued a response to a report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights on freedom of speech in universities and the role of students’ unions. The Court of Appeal has referred a case about VAT on investment management fees to the CJEU for guidance.
BWB’s Managing Partner Martin Bunch has been profiled in the latest issue of the Law Society Gazette, in a feature that examines many of BWB’s long-term aims and recent achievements.