A new Academies Financial Handbook was published on 27 June 2019 and takes effect on 1 September. The structure of the Handbook has changed this year and whilst it feels more logical in its order, you will need to familiarise yourself with the new order.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision in Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, reinforcing that employers need to be alive to the risks of discrimination claims not only from those employees whose conditions amount to a disability...
Fewer than 5% of UK estates pay inheritance tax (IHT) yet revenues from this tax have increased by over 97% this decade, from £2.72 billion in the 2010/2011 tax year, to £5.37 billion in the 2018/2019 tax year.
When an employment tribunal awards compensation to a claimant for 'injury to feelings' in a discrimination claim, can that award be reduced if it is argued that the claimant's actions contributed in some way to the circumstances giving rise to the award?
The rise of online shopping and the uncertainty over Brexit have caused many retail chains to struggle. In Watford, BHS closed down a few years ago, Debenhams is in trouble, and now Philip Green's Arcadia empire is suffering.
The GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 have been in force for over a year now. This article details what we've learned and the significant points for trusts to consider as we enter the second year of the new regime.
You will be aware that the lead-in time for changing your school's admissions arrangements is long, and in order to comply with statutory School Admissions Code 2014 (the Code), the consultation process must commence over 20 months before the September...