Rachel Holmes

Rachel Holmes

Rachel Holmes is a professional support lawyer at Farrer & Co specialising in charity and community matters.

She sits with the charity and community team, where she provides technical legal support to the team and lectures (both internally and externally) on charity law issues.  She has particular expertise in social enterprise and the Charities Act 2006.

Rachel trained in charity law at Bates Wells & Braithwaite and joined Farrer & Co in 2001 after working at Paisner & Co. She is a member of the executive committee of the Charity Law Association.

 

 

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Technical briefing: New Data Protection Act penalties

New powers for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to impose monetary penalties of up to £500,000 for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) came into force on 6 April. Rachel Holmes explains.

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New rules on flexible working

3 Sep 2014

Ben Stepney looks at how charities should respond to requests for flexible working.

Off-premises trading

3 Sep 2014

Nigel Urwin looks at new regulations around off-premises trading.

Digital services and VAT

3 Sep 2014

Gareth Williams looks at the impact the new 'place of supply' rules will have on charities.

Why driving down the cost of giving is a false economy

19 Sep 2014

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Meet the funders: Monarch Foundation

16 Sep 2014

The Monarch Foundation launched last year to deliver the airline’s corporate responsibility programme....

Meet the funders: Peter De Haan

16 Sep 2014

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Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries

20 Aug 2014

Our guest Chairman advises making sure a charity is complying with on how to handle vulnerable beneficiaries.

The Lobbying Act: a trustee perspective

20 Aug 2014

Jayne Adams and Benjamin James explain how the Lobbying Act will impact on charities.

Got it tapes? Employees recording disciplinary hearings

20 Aug 2014

Rachel Lewis highlights the issue covert recordings of meetings being used as evidence in disciplinary...