Viewing: BWB In The Media
Bates Wells have responded to the government consultation on social value in procurement which closed in June 2019.
Chetal Patel, Partner in Bates Wells’ Immigration team has blogged for Personnel Today on the government’s EU Settled Status Scheme, and what employers need to be aware of when complying with it.
Insights from Luke Fletcher, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, have been featured in Private Equity’s take on the relevance of B Corp status for the private equity sector.
Tesse Akpeki has provided comment to Third Sector for a piece that delves into whether charities should pay board members in order to boost diversity and encourage greater effectiveness in their operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.