What ESG lessons can businesses learn from impact investing firms?

Nirav Patel, our new Corporate Partner, shares some thoughts on how businesses can learn Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) best …
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Quick reference guide to government relations: regulation of lobbying, political finance, ethics and anti-corruption

Bates Wells has partnered with Lexology to author its UK guide to government relations. Part of Lexology’s ‘Getting the Deal …
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People and culture discussion: Celebrating women every day, and social causes at the heart of business

We recently hosted a discussion with a range of HR professionals from fellow B Corps. At our Spring meeting, the …
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Talking governance: emotional intelligence

In difficult times, third-sector organisations can take a lead in tackling complex issues, through prioritising relationships and understanding the emotional …
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Talking governance: holding difficult conversations

Good and professional behaviour is critical to board effectiveness. Governance expert Tesse Akpeki gives guidance on how to hold difficult …
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Talking governance: values-driven leadership

Values-driven leadership can maximise the potential of an entire organisation. Governance expert Tesse Akpeki elaborates on the advantages of a …
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How B Corp status might revolutionise football

Following the government’s welcome announcement on 25 April that it would seek to implement the recommendations of the Crouch Review …
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Corporate Partnerships – how to make the most out of your partnerships in a compliant way | May 2022

More and more charities have sought to engage with corporate partners during the pandemic as a way of raising much …
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Live employment and immigration law update | Thursday 7 July, 11am

Keeping up with employment and immigration law developments which directly impact on your organisation is essential but not easy. We …
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Webinar: How does the Butler-Sloss judgment on trustee investment powers and ‘investment harms’ impact your charity? | May 2022

A recent landmark High Court judgment in the case of Butler-Sloss v Charity Commission sets out revised legal principles which …
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Electoral and campaigning law: what you need to know now | Wednesday 6 July, 11am

The Elections Act 2022 brings changes to non-party campaigning rules, introducing a new ‘lower-tier’ registration threshold and new controls on …
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Employment law update recording – May 2022

Keeping up with employment and immigration law developments which directly impact on your organisation is essential but not easy. To …
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