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New Criminal Records Checks for Tier 2 Visas - What Does It Mean for You?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

From 6 April 2017, nursery, primary and secondary school teachers applying for Tier 2 visas outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates in support of their applications.

Immigration Law

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Data Protection - Are You Compliant?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

There have been some recent developments around data protection law. What are they and what do you need to do?

Data Protection - Are You Compliant?

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools Immigration

Important Changes to Tier 4 from April 2017 - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

On 16 March, the Home Office published 269 pages of changes to the Immigration Rules. Buried in the detail are some significant changes for independent school sponsors.

Immigration Law

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

The Minefields of School Uniforms

Friday, 24 February 2017

School uniform, we are told, plays an invaluable role in contributing to the ethos of a school and setting an appropriate tone.

The Minefields of School Uniforms

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Internal Review

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has had a tumultuous start. Now, two and half years later, we consider the Chair's report on progress so far.

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Internal Review

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Recruiting Overseas Students - what to expect for 2017?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Brexit, a new Prime Minister, a new Home Secretary, concerns around high level of immigration, a consultation on reducing student immigration numbers anticipated


Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Is your school fulfilling its data protection obligation to provide privacy notices?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Under data protection law, schools must be transparent with individuals about the data which is held about them.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Big Issues for Minibuses - is your school compliant?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Whilst minibuses have always been a complex issue for schools, the latest ISI Handbook clarifies that compliance with correct licensing for minibuses and drivers


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Final Gender Pay Gap Regulations Published

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The government has now published the much anticipated and long awaited final draft of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting regulations.


Articles & Blogs Charities Independent Schools

Charitable Schools - News Speed-Read

Friday, 20 January 2017

A round up of recent news relevant to your school, including serious incident reporting, small charitable donations, the Autumn Statement and SORP.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Schools that Work for Everyone

Friday, 13 January 2017

The Government launched its consultation on "schools that work for everyone" on 12 September 2016.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Uncertainty Ahead

Friday, 13 January 2017

"Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty"


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Taking Part

Thursday, 12 January 2017

As opportunities continue in the overseas British school sector, is it still possible for UK independent schools to enter this exciting marketplace, even when the school brand is not widely known?


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Not Slipping on Trips: Considerations for Planning Education Visits

Thursday, 12 January 2017

At this time of year many schools will be in the throes of finalising arrangements for educational visits and trips for the spring and summer terms.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Review - Practical Strategies 2016

Friday, 28 October 2016

Our Practical Strategies conference could not have come at a better time this year as Brexit, ed policy and the Goddard inquiry produced a cloud of uncertainty over the education sector.