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  • GDPR Training

    09 March 2018

    We continue to travel the length and breadth of the country, working with BSA, IAPS and other associations and groups of independent schools, speaking about the practical implications of GDPR and the impact it will have on schools’ documentation, procedures and communication with staff, parents, pupils and alumni after 25 May. …

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  • The Charity Commission's New Automatic Disqualification Powers

    08 March 2018

    The government has published updated guidance setting out how the new automatic disqualification rules (which come into effect from 1 August 2018) will restrict who can run charities and how disqualified individuals may apply for waivers in limited circumstances (view). The changes are part of the phased implementation of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016.…

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  • The UK Economy: An Update

    01 March 2018

    Growth slows, but better than feared. Despite continued uncertainty following the Brexit referendum and the surprising General Election result last June, the UK economy has demonstrated considerable resilience.…

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  • The South's Most Innovative Companies

    01 March 2018

    Research commissioned by Barlow Robbins has identified the south's innovative companies; the businesses which are setting new benchmarks, not just in terms of technology and product/service offering, but in setting standards in terms of delivery, human capital management, working practices, sustainability, market reach.…

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  • Corporate Deal Highlights: 2017 Deals

    01 March 2018

    Our Corporate and Commercial team saw a significant increase in deal volume in 2016/17 and were delighted to act on a number of high value and high complexity transactions. Below are just some of the deals completed for our clients.…

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  • In the Spotlight: Ian McDonald

    01 March 2018

    From meeting the Prime Minister of Pakistan to assisting entrepreneurs achieve their goals, Barlow Robbins Senior Associate Ian McDonald details just a few of his career highlights whilst working in the corporate and commercial law sector.…

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  • Evolution, Not Revolution

    27 February 2018

    “Evolution, not revolution” is the mantra that the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has been chanting for some time now, as their euphemistic summary of the change the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will bring about.…

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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education - Consultation

    27 February 2018

    On 14 December 2017, the Department for Education (DfE) launched a consultation on the proposed changes to “Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE)”. Many of the proposed changes are in response to requests from schools, seeking further clarification, and some are technical. The DfE also asked for views on a new advice document covering sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges. The consultation closed on 22 February 2018.…

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