Martin Bunch, Managing Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has participated in a discussion hosted by “Disrupting Purpose”, a leading podcast for CSR professionals interested in the concept of social purpose.
Lucas Atkin, Solicitor at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has contributed to a data protection discussion held by leading information service Payments Compliance.
In this edition of the Legacies Roundup, we reflect on recent legacy events including the ILM Conference 2018 and the Legacy Strategy Summit, review recent cases on beneficiaries’ rights to information and the test for testamentary capacity, and discuss how to ease into the now in-force GDPR with a useful article covering key issues for legacy professionals.
In this week's Briefing: The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is recruiting three new board members for the Charity Commission for a term of three years. British Telecommunications plc has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending emails promoting three charity initiatives.
Legacy Professionals and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Are You Processing Personal Data? >
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, has implications for charity legacy professionals.
Philip Trott has written on how the Government’s capped allocation of Tier 2 visas has impacted on the number of health care workers arriving in the UK.
Bates Wells Braithwaite today announces the appointment of Sally Procopis as the firm’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
In our latest Client Focus, we take a closer look at the National Federation of Women's Institutes.
In this week's Briefing: The government has launched a consultation on giving members powers to hold their pension schemes to account over how social and environmental factors impact their investments. Draft regulations for new company reporting requirements have been published.
Chetal Patel, Partner in BWB's Immigration department has provided commentary for a Lexis Nexis article examining the Home Office's plans to exclude doctors and nurses from the cap on skilled worker visas.
Six BWB lawyers have been selected to appear in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom.
Chetal Patel, Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite has provided commentary for a Lexis Nexis piece examining the Home Secretary's newly announced 'start-up' visa.
Paul Jennings and Rachel Mathieson of BWB's Employment team are taking on Uber in a landmark legal battle. Wired magazine has interviewed the pair in an in-depth look at the case.
The “start-up” visa will launch in Spring 2019 and will require applicants to have acquired an endorsement from a university or approved business sponsor.
Shared Parental Leave (referred to as “SPL”) was introduced in 2015 to offer a more flexible way for parents to take leave from work during the year after the birth of their child. However, three years on the take up of SPL remains extremely low and accordingly has a relatively modest impact on society.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published information about the 2018 annual return service which will be available later in the summer. The Fundraising Regulator has published a new section of the Code of Fundraising Practice covering fundraising platforms, and accompanying guidance. DCMS has opened up its next round of funding for public service mutuals.
How can charities and social enterprises protect themselves against fraud committed by social engineering?