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Teachers' Strike - How Much Can Employers Deduct from Pay and Are There any Wider Implications?

Friday, 02 June 2017

If teachers lawfully strike for one day, at what rate can the school or college make a deduction of pay?

Teachers' Strike - How Much Can Employers Deduct from Pay and Are There any Wider Implications?

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Disability Discrimination - a Warning for Further Education Colleges

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Two recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions on the application of the disability discrimination legislation have reached somewhat surprising conclusions and could have far-reaching implications for FE colleges as employers.

Disability Discrimination - a Warning for Further Education Colleges

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting FAQs for Further Education Colleges

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

These FAQs look at the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations) and some of the common queries associated with the gender pay gap reporting obligations under the Regulations.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting FAQs for Further Education Colleges

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Changes to Tier 2 Visa Requirements Affecting Further Education Colleges - Why You Should Be Prepared

Thursday, 16 February 2017

From 6 April 2017, lecturers and senior FE administrators applying for Tier 2 visas outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates in support of their applications.

Changes to Tier 2 Visa Requirements Affecting Further Education Colleges - Why You Should Be Prepared

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Mergers and Collaborations - the Key Real Estate Challenges

Friday, 08 April 2016

The area reviews that are currently underway are being watched by all colleges in the sector, even if you are not in the first waves.


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Mergers and Collaborations - the Key HR Issues

Friday, 08 April 2016

The current area reviews are likely to result in many colleges considering ways of working more closely together.


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Caring for your brand

Friday, 11 March 2016

To secure legal protection for their brands, universities should not lose sight of the intellectual property rights involved

Caring for your brand

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How Can Colleges Get the Most Out of Area Reviews?

Friday, 08 April 2016

In its publication Reviewing Post-16 Education and Training Institutions


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Upcoming College Strikes - What Further Education Colleges Need to Know

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

On Wednesday 24 February 2016, lecturers and support staff working in further education colleges have been called by Unison and the University and Colleges Union to participate in strike action in relation to a dispute over pay.


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Information Law Update - US Safe Harbor Provision Suspended

Friday, 13 November 2015

The European Court of Justice has recently ruled that the legal basis used by many organisations for the transfer of personal data to the US is invalid.


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Legal Advice Privilege - What is it and How Can You Preserve it?

Friday, 13 November 2015

Further education colleges should be aware of the application and importance of the concept of legal privilege and take steps to preserve it.


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A Practical Guide to Major Property Developments

Friday, 13 November 2015

We have all seen the wow factor that accompanies a brand new campus or building.

A Practical Guide to Major Property Developments

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One of the Lads - Tackling Sexual Harassment and 'Lad Culture' on Campus

Friday, 13 November 2015

Although aimed at universities, there are some helpful lessons to be learned for further education colleges from the call to arms of David Javid, the government's Business Secretary.


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Zero Hour Contracts - Guidance for Colleges and Legislating to Enforce Ban on Exclusivity

Friday, 13 November 2015

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance for employers on zero hours contracts. The government has also published draft Regulations aimed at enforcing the ban on exclusivity.


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Managing Stress and Encouraging Staff Wellbeing in Colleges

Friday, 13 November 2015

Whilst work can have a positive effect on an individual's self-esteem, general wellbeing and confidence , it can also have a potentially negative impact on physical and mental health.