In this week's Briefing: The updated Code of Fundraising Practice will not now be published until summer 2019. The Fundraising Regulator has announced changes to the time period charities have to action requests made by donors via the Fundraising Preference Service.
Our Charity & Social Enterprise team are delighted to present their Spring 2019 Update.
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.
Lawrie Simanowitz’s views on the findings of the Cairncross Review have been featured in Civil Society’s coverage of the report’s publication.
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.
Philip Kirkpatrick, Head of Charity & Social Enterprise at Bates Wells, delivered the below address to delegates at yesterday evening’s University of Liverpool panel discussion, which focused on the future of charity governance.
Amid portents of food shortages, power cuts and even civil unrest, the one question that is gripping UK businesses and charities more than any other is: ‘what will happen to our EU Trade Mark rights?!’
In this week's Briefing: The International Development Secretary has published an update on DFID’s work on safeguarding. The Children's Commissioner for England has published a report on home schooling. Two trading subsidiaries of a Scottish charity have been unsuccessful in their appeals against OSCR’s refusal to register them as charities.
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.
After a tumultuous year for charities in the wake of several safeguarding scandals, Emma Dowden-Teale speaks to Charity Finance about shifting definitions and new responsibilities.
Luke Fletcher, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has set out the reasons why Bates Wells believes that the Impact Economy has the “potential to affect the whole economic system” in a piece for Pioneer’s Post.
Abbie Rumbold, partner in Bates Wells’ Charity & Social Enterprise team, has contributed to a Charity Finance roundtable focusing on how Brexit is likely to impact on the UK’s civil society.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published “Dealing with wrongdoing and harm”, a report setting out lessons for trustees from the Commission’s compliance work. A new system alerting charities to when they have been left money in wills is to be established by HM Courts and Tribunals Service.