Philip Trott has written an article for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) on the current state of Brexit and the UK Government's proposal.
EU citizens have been waiting anxiously since the UK voted to leave the EU over a year ago to find out how Brexit will impact them. Yesterday Theresa May made a long-awaited announcement: "EU citizens living lawfully in the UK today will be able to stay."
Provisions of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (“the Regulations”) came into force on 21 August 2017, with further provisions coming into force on Monday 23 October 2017.
It is a well-known tenet of employment law, that an employer must carry out a reasonable investigation before dismissing an employee for misconduct, in order for that dismissal to be fair.
Abbie Rumbold, partner and head of public services & mutual and health & social care, has been featured in the New Statesman’s latest Spotlight supplement.
In this week's charity Briefing, the Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert to military charities; the government has published a Green Paper on internet safety strategy; the Information Commissioner's Office has published a list of 12 steps to prepare for the Data Protection Bill; the Department of Health and the Prime Minister's Office have published the terms of reference for an independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983; and several reports on Adult Social Care have been published.
BWB's Philip Trott has written an article for Lexology on business immigration in the UK.
BWB's Sung-Hyui Park explains how B Corp status affects the obligations of a company's directors.
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.
BWB's Lawrence Simanowitz and Michael Charalambous explain the current requirements for when a data breach should be reported to the Information Commissioner's Office, and how the General Data Protection Regulation will change the position.
In this week's Charity Briefing, the Fundraising Regulator and Charity Commission have published a summary of the summit about online charitable giving; NCVO has published an analysis of grant making in the UK; the International Development Secretary Priti Patel has announced new rules for DFID suppliers; and the Information Commissioners Office has published a blog about changes to ICO fees and registration next year.
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”.
The Autumn edition of the Charity & Social Enterprise Update looks at the work of YMCA London South West. Neil Lambert, BWB's housing specialist, describes what the changes to the Housing and Planning Act 2016 have meant for YMCA London South West.
BWB is pleased to announce that it has been named “Advisory Provider of the Year” at the 2017 Charity Times Awards.