GDPR: Top 10 practical tips >

We are now on the final countdown to the GDPR which will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The GDPR has been one of the most anxiously awaited pieces of legislation of recent years. While it will undoubtedly introduce a number of changes to data protection practices, our message to charities and social enterprises is “don’t panic”.

Posted on 25 May 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 24 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing, eleven civil society umbrella organisations have joined together to highlight to all political parties the importance of engaging with voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations at national and local level; the Local Government Association has published a paper for local authorities; the King's Fund has published a new report; and the Information Commissioner has opened a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. 

Posted on 24 May 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >

Reputation and privacy at election time >

Both domestic law and the European Convention on Human Rights require elections to be ‘free’, and recognise the role of freedom of expression in that process. Rupert Earle and Ross Allan explain the limits of freedom of expression, given that the circulation of untrue information may distort the electoral process. 

Posted on 22 May 2017 in BWB Publications Read More >

Green loans >

Green lending is currently under-used in the property sector, but could it be a win-win for real estate developers and banks alike? 

Posted on 12 May 2017 in BWB Publications Read More >

BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 10 May 2017 >

In this week's Briefing: ACEVO has published “Speaking fairly, acting boldly: the legacy and achievements of charity campaigning”. The Government has confirmed that EU students will remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019. The Parliamentary Health Committee has published its report on the effect of Brexit on health and social care. The Social Economy Alliance has launched its manifesto for the General Election.

Posted on 10 May 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >