Articles & Blogs Independent Schools
Thursday, 15 September 2016
The government launched its latest consultation on education reform on Monday 12 September, with wide-ranging proposals for change across schools and universities.
Friday, 12 August 2016
The government has opened a public consultation to seek views on whether it is necessary to introduce one of two new legal duties...
Monday, 08 August 2016
There have been two recent developments - one affecting the operation of salary sacrifice schemes during periods of maternity leave and the introduction of an HMRC service.
An important consideration when contemplating the introduction of a salary sacrifice scheme is what happens when an employee benefitting from the scheme goes on maternity leave
For the start of the current tax year, HMRC introduced a new service which enables employers to use their payroll systems to account for tax on the benefits they provide to staff.
Friday, 08 July 2016
We examine the complaints handling regime for independent schools
Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
In the last few days, a number of schools have received requests for information from the inquiry as part of the investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse in and/or connected with residential schools
Brexit Articles & Blogs Independent Schools
Monday, 20 June 2016
On 23 June the country will decide if we will leave or remain a member of the EU.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an Employment Tribunal must reconsider whether it is possible for a profound 'belief in the proper and efficient use of public money
An unavoidable cost for all schools is the cost of heating their buildings.
Parents, pupils and staff have the right to receive the personal data which your school holds about them.
In April 2016, the Home Office published new statutory guidance on female genital mutilation (FGM) replacing Female Genital Mutilation: Guidelines to protect children and women (2014).
The long-awaited next version of Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) was published just before the half term break, following a DfE consultation on proposed changes earlier in the year.
Friday, 10 June 2016
Since we last wrote to you we have had the first of the preliminary hearings of the investigations involving Lord Janner, the Anglican Church, and
24 June 2016 - deadline for individuals and organisations that wish to be designated as a core participant in the Roman Catholic Church and the Child Migration Programmes