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Bates Wells Braithwaite’s (BWB), announcement that it will open a new hub in 2018 that offers charities the opportunity to rent space in its central London offices, has been covered by The Lawyer (£).
BWB’s phone lines are today (15 December 2017) affected by technical issues which mean that we are unable to make or receive external calls.
12 December 2017: A new report launched today by national charity Re-Solv and Bates Wells Braithwaite’s social impact unit, entitled “The Social Impact of Solvent Abuse”, underlines the potential extent of solvent abuse across England and Wales today.
Response to the consultation by the fundraising regulator on changes to the code of fundraising practice on data protection >
In December 2017, BWB sent a detailed submission to the Fundraising Regulator responding to the consultation on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice relating to data protection.
BWB Compliance has been recognised at the 2017 Compliance Register Platinum Awards for its expertise in the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and crowdfunding sectors.
Bates Wells Braithwaite and the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) have collaborated to produce a new factsheet focusing on the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for legacy management professionals.
BWB is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for UK Firm (specialism) of the Year in the 2018 Legal 500 Awards.
Gillian Roche-Saunders, Head of BWB Compliance, has been named in this year’s Women in Fintech Power List.
BWB’s Managing Partner Martin Bunch has participated in a live Facebook discussion hosted by UnLtd, a charity which describes itself as “the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK”.
Last year, the London Central Employment Tribunal held that the Claimants, London-based Uber drivers, were “workers” and that accordingly they should be entitled to basic protections such as national minimum wage and holiday pay. Uber’s appeal against this decision was heard at the end of September 2017. Today, Her Honour Judge Eady QC, who heard the appeal, handed down her Judgment upholding the Employment Tribunal’s judgment and dismissing Uber’s appeal.
BWB Compliance has appointed Mark Wolff to its team of regulatory consultants. In his new role, Mark will assist clients on matters relating to investment management and corporate finance from the team’s London offices.
BWB hosts and chairs Institute of Legacy Management’s roundtable discussion on Law Commission consultation on wills >
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) was pleased to host and chair the Institute of Legacy Management’s (ILM) roundtable discussion focusing on the Law Commission’s consultation on wills.
Gillian Roche-Saunders, partner and Head of BWB Compliance, has been named as one of the P2P Power 50 by leading alternative finance publication, Peer2Peer Finance News.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has been highly commended in this year’s Legal 500 rankings, with the directory concluding that BWB is a “21st century law firm with a very knowledgeable and flexible team that provides pragmatic advice”.
BWB is pleased to announce that it has been named “Advisory Provider of the Year” at the 2017 Charity Times Awards.
The legal battle between Uber and drivers Yaseen Aslam and James Farrer regarding “employed worker status” has reached the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT).