Bates Wells is pleased to announce we will be sponsoring the Health category of the DigitalAgenda Impact Awards taking place this March.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), alongside other data privacy law, places a greater responsibility on all businesses to protect the personal data of those they deal with. All those involved in the real estate industry should be up to speed on their obligations.
In this week's Briefing: HMRC has published an updated Sponsorship VAT Notice with new content on crowdfunding. NCVO has launched “Time Well Spent” a report detailing the findings from its national survey on the volunteer experience.
Paul Jennings, partner in Bates Wells’ Employment team, has been selected for The Lawyer’s 2019 Hot 100 list.
National governing bodies and sports organisations are modernising as our changing world creates new problems and presents new opportunities to the sporting world.
In this week's Briefing: NCVO has published a final version of the Charity Ethical Principles (previously described at the consultation stage as a Code of Ethics). The Church of England has published guidance on reporting a safeguarding serious incident to the Charity Commission.
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse: Government Responds to Interim Report and Recommendations >
On 19 December 2018, the Government published its response to the recommendations set out in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) Interim Report (which was published in April 2018).
A positive landlord and tenant relationship is essential to your enjoyment of your premises. A good relationship will ensure that you can both get the best out of your tenancy, and any issues can be dealt with quickly and positively.
In this week's Briefing: New legislation introduced by the government from 9 January makes cold calls about pensions illegal in some circumstances. More than 6,000 “uniformed” group places are being created for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds across England.
Bill Lewis, Consultant at Bates Wells, has written an article for Charity Financials outlining the top ten tax-free benefits available to charities.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published a report setting out the results of its post-implementation review of The Charities (Total Return) Regulations 2013. The Department of Health and Social Care has published EU exit operational readiness guidance for the health and social care sector.
Victoria Hordern, Head of Data Privacy at Bates Wells, has written an article which delves into the impact GDPR has had on the ongoing debate around the legal concepts of ‘controller’ and ‘processor’.
Emma Knuckey and Rachael Southern report on recent developments at the Charity Commission and in the Charity Tribunal.