Viewing: BWB In The Media
Insights from Louise Rea, Senior Associate in Bates Wells’ Employment team, have been featured in Schools Week’s take on the news that an employment tribunal has found in favour of the Michaela Community School in a high-profile discrimination case.
Our Corporate and Commercial team have recently acted in a deal which has been covered by the trade press.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Philip Trott, partner in Bates Wells’ Immigration team, has provided insights to the Law Society Gazette on how the Home Office’s Hostile Environment policy is affecting businesses’ ability to recruit overseas workers and the effect of the government’s approach on individuals.
P2P Finance News has drawn on the expertise of Dena Chadderton, Senior Advisor in BWB Compliance, for a piece focusing on the impact of platform insolvency on the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) market.
Chetal Patel, Partner in our Immigration Team, has written (£) for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) on sponsorship requirements and compliance considerations that UK employers need to take into account.
This week’s call by Bates Wells and a coalition of charities for legal clarity on whether charities should ensure their investments support their goals and their duty to provide public benefit, has been covered by the national press.
Dena Chadderton, Senior Advisor in BWB Compliance, has spoken to P2P Finance News regarding the possibility that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may “lump peer-to-peer lending in with riskier investment products as part of its crackdown on promotions”.
The GDPR is clearly a law that establishes a data protection compliance framework, but should the practice and interpretation of the GDPR include an ethical dimension?
Oliver Hunt, Associate at Bates Wells, has been quoted in Reuters news piece examining the role that crowdfunding can play in helping individuals to support social enterprise projects.
Lawrie Simanowitz’s views on the findings of the Cairncross Review have been featured in Civil Society’s coverage of the report’s publication.
Chetal Patel, partner in Bates Wells’ Immigration team, has blogged for the Law Society Gazette on the challenges charities face under the Home Office’s ‘compliant’ immigration environment.
Insights and commentary by Philip Kirkpatrick, Head of Charity & Social Enterprise at Bates Wells, on the future of charity governance have been covered by Third Sector.
Following the publication of the Cairncross Review, the independent report into the financial future of the UK news industry, Lawrie Simanowitz has given his reaction to the Review’s findings and recommendations.