Emma Knuckey reports on recent developments at the Charity Commission and in the Charity Tribunal.
Victoria Hordern, Head of Data Privacy, has provided her views to Global Data Review (GDR) on the Information Commissioner’s (ICO) consultation on a provisional code of practice setting out how companies process children’s data online.
Although the Agency Worker Regulations 2010 (the Regulations) have been in force for almost a decade, there have been surprisingly few cases dealing with the enforceability of the rights they have introduced and how liability and compensation will be apportioned and awarded where these have been breached.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is considering the question of introducing mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse in England and Wales.
In this week's Briefing: The Institute of Fundraising has published a refreshed version of its “GDPR: The Essentials for Fundraising Organisations” guidance. The Information Commissioner’s Office is consulting on new standards for those responsible for designing, developing or providing online services likely to be accessed by children.
Bates Wells has advised the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in a judicial review challenge by CityFibre (supported by Hyperoptic).
Following Theresa May’s request for a further extension of Article 50, and an ever shifting timetable for the UK’s exit from the EU, it is now very possible that the UK will participate in the European Parliamentary elections in May of this year.
Simon Steeden’s insights regarding new Charity Commission guidance on the relationship between charities and non-charities have been covered by Civil Society, Third Sector (£) and UK Fundraising.
Following remarks before an audience of attendees at the University of Liverpool’s London campus, Philip Kirkpatrick’s proposed new charity governance model has now inspired an in-depth feature (£) written by Governance & Leadership.
Luke Fletcher, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has written for Civil Society on how the referral of important questions around charity trustee investment duties to tribunal by the Charity Commission could play an important role in the fight against climate change.
Yesterday the government published its Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, which shows that one fifth of charities experienced a cyber security breach last year.