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Coronavirus Update for Independent Schools - 27 March

Friday, 27 March 2020

This article compiles the most useful and up-to-date advice, in order to suitably prepare for the challenges to independent schools during this time.

Coronavirus Update for Independent Schools

Brexit Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

How Will Schools be Affected by Plans for Post-Brexit Immigration System?

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

The government have announced their plans for a Post-Brexit immigration system - how will this impact your pupils and employees?

How will Schools be Affected by Plans for Post-Brexit Immigration System?

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Are You Up to Date With the Proposed Changes to KCSIE?

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

DfE launch a consultation on proposed changes to statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Are You Up-to-Date With the Proposed Changes to KCSIE?

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Are You Ready for the New Rules on Contractors and Off-Pay Roll Working?

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

With effect from 6 April 2020 schools will need to be aware of changes to the rules around IR35 and off-payroll working.

Are You Ready for the New Rules on Contractors and Off-Pay Roll Working?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Coronavirus - Immigration Update for Schools with Affected Pupils and Staff

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Ensure that your school is up to date on the guidance relating to Chinese pupils and staff members.

Coronavirus - Immigration Update for Schools with Affected Pupils and Staff

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Preparing Subject Access Request Disclosures

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Preparing your response to a SAR can be challenging but if you follow the tips below you should avoid the most common pitfalls.

Preparing Subject Access Request Disclosures

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Coronavirus - What Should Schools Be Doing?

Friday, 14 February 2020

At the time of writing, the risk to individuals in the UK of contracting Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK remains low, but it is becoming clear that the measures being taken to contain the virus may have an impact on many independent schools.

Coronavirus - What Should Schools Be Doing Right Now?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Wuhan Coronavirus - Schools Need to Take Action

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Wuhan Coronavirus (WN-CoV) is a new type of infectious disease, first identified in Wuhan City, in the Hubei Province of China at the beginning of the year.

Wuhan Coronavirus - Schools Need to Take Action

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Partner Organisations - Reporting Serious Incidents to the Charity Commission

Monday, 20 January 2020

Charitable independent schools will be familiar with the need to report serious incidents to the Charity Commission and with the various iterations of its guidance.

Partner Organisations - Reporting Serious Incidents to the Charity Commission

Brexit Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

How Do Immigration Reforms Affect Independent Schools?

Monday, 20 January 2020

In December, the Queen's Speech outlined the new government's plans for immigration reform in 2020. We set out the forthcoming changes to immigration law, and how this impacts the independent schools sector.

How Do New Immigration Reforms Affect Independent Schools?

Articles & Blogs Higher Education Independent Schools

Bank LIBOR Interest Rate Reforms - Meet SONIA

Monday, 20 January 2020

University Finance Directors and School Bursars should be aware of upcoming reform of benchmark interest rates in the United Kingdom, particularly for those schools with long term loans based on the sterling LIBOR rate of interest.

Bank LIBOR Interest Rate Reforms - Meet SONIA

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Relationships and Sex Education - Get Your School Ready for September 2020

Monday, 20 January 2020

From September 2020 all schools teaching primary aged pupils will be required to teach relationships education and secondary schools Relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

Relationships and Sex Education - Get Your School Ready for September 2020

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Funding New School Projects - Equality Before the Law?

Monday, 20 January 2020

The charity sector recently made the news when two prominent schools turned down substantial donations to fund bursaries for underprivileged white boys. Where do charities stand when offered gifts on challenging terms?

Funding New School Projects - Equality Before the Law?

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

2020 - What Should Schools Expect from Employment Law?

Monday, 20 January 2020

Whilst schools will be pleased to hear that 2020 is unlikely to be the busiest year for employment law changes there are still some significant developments. This article looks at the main changes that are likely to have an impact on schools.

2020 - What Should Schools Expect from Employment Law?

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Safeguarding - What's Expected of School Governors?

Wednesday, 08 January 2020

2019 has seen significant change in the safeguarding expectations of school governors. We encourage all governors to consider the key changes in the context of their role and the Board's annual review of safeguarding.

Safeguarding - What's Expected of School Governors?