Viewing: BWB In The Media
David Hunter, Consultant in our Charity & Social Enterprise team, has written an article. for the latest issue of CFG Finance Focus which examines the role of Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and how “with a greater focus on meaningful impact rather than results, they could have an important role to play in tackling disadvantage”.
Victoria Cook, Senior Associate in Bates Wells’ Employment team, has written for Civil Society on what charities need to be aware of when weighing up whether to use incentives to encourage volunteers.
The national press have featured Bates Wells’ role in James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam’s Court of Appeal case against Uber.
Paul Jennings and Rachel Mathieson from our Employment team have written an opinion piece for Times Law setting out why they believe workers’ rights should not be overlooked by gig employers.
Bill Lewis, Consultant at Bates Wells, has written for Charity Financials on the top ten VAT ‘bear traps’ facing the charities sector.
Bates Wells Senior Associate Jonathan Pearce has written for the Law Society Gazette on the Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad.
Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise (CHaSE) practice group has been recognised as the legal sector’s leading charity team by this year’s Charity Finance legal survey.
Following on from August’s ruling in Cliff Richard’s defamation suit against the BBC, Rupert Earle, Head of Media Disputes, has blogged for The Times on the implications of the judgment for press freedom.
Head of Data Privacy Victoria Hordern has been quoted by Global Data Review on the potential impact of a “No-Deal Brexit” on UK data protection law.
Catharina Waller has written an article for the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) to set out why the not-for-profit sector requires a guiding hand from IP professionals.
Charity Finance has published an article by David Hunter focusing on recent changes to the Public Services Act and how they impact on charities and social enterprises.
Insights from Chetal Patel, partner in our Immigration Team, have been featured in People Management’s take on a new Universities UK study that calls for the reintroduction of a “Global Graduate Talent Visa” to help overseas students work and study in the UK post-graduation.
Following the news that Kweku Adoboli, the famed UBS “rogue trader” is about to be deported to Ghana from the UK, Tim Barnden, Head of Immigration, has provided analysis on the legal background to Mr Adoboli’s case to Bloomberg News.
Following his appointment as a partner in our Real Estate team, the arrival of Malcolm Headley has been covered in City AM, Legal Week (£), Legal Business and Estate Gazette (£).
Gillian Roche Saunders, Partner and Head of BWB Compliance, has commented on the release of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulatory review of crowdfunding regulations. Her remarks have been covered by leading alternative finance publications, P2P Finance News and Crowdfund Insider.
Luke Fletcher, partner in our Charity and Social Enterprise team, has offered his views to Civil Society as to how, in future, assets of community value should be dealt with in the event that charitable organisations enter the administration process.
Lucas Atkin, Associate in BWB’s Data Protection team, has contributed to Economia’s latest feature on social media platforms’ responsibilities with regards to data protection.