• Careers
  • Contact Us
Independent Schools

Independent Schools

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Religion and Belief Discrimination - when is a 'belief' protected?

Monday, 20 June 2016

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


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Shedding Some Light on Heat - could you be doing more to reduce your heating cost?

Monday, 20 June 2016

An unavoidable cost for all schools is the cost of heating their buildings.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Does your school know how to respond to a subject access request?

Monday, 20 June 2016

Parents, pupils and staff have the right to receive the personal data which your school holds about them.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

New Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation - What You Need to Know

Monday, 20 June 2016

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).


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016 - What it Means for Schools

Monday, 20 June 2016

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.


Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Goddard Inquiry - Latest News: Preliminary Hearings, Statement of the Chair and Truth Project

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

Goddard Inquiry - Latest News: Preliminary Hearings, Statement of the Chair and Truth Project

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Goddard Inquiry - Key Dates (June - July 2016)

Friday, 10 June 2016

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

Goddard Inquiry - Key Dates (June - July 2016)

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Goddard Inquiry - Latest News

Thursday, 02 June 2016

Earlier this month, the chair of the Inquiry, Dame Lowell Goddard issued a Statement in response to perceived criticism that the Inquiry was focusing too much on victims and survivors and not enough on those accused

Goddard Inquiry - Latest News

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Goddard Inquiry - What Do the Preliminary Hearings Tell Us?

Thursday, 02 June 2016

Throughout March 2016, the Goddard Inquiry has held a number of preliminary hearings within the Public Hearings Project limb of the Inquiry

Goddard Inquiry - What Do the Preliminary Hearings Tell Us?

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

'People with Significant Control' - Guidance for Independent Schools

Thursday, 14 April 2016

With effect from 6 April 2016, all companies, including charitable companies, are required to maintain a register of People with Significant Control.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Mind the Pay Gap - What Schools Need to Do

Friday, 18 March 2016

The government has now published draft regulations with the aim of tackling the gap in pay between genders (which is still estimated at 19.2%).


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Effective Security for Unpaid School Fees - All is not Lost!

Friday, 18 March 2016

Voluntary legal charges are often used as a more amicable, less aggressive solution to secure unpaid school fees from parents.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Historic Serious Incidents - What Governors Should Know

Friday, 18 March 2016

Most Governors of charitable independent schools will now be aware of their duty to report any new serious incidents to the Charity Commission.


Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

The Goddard Inquiry - What You Need to Know

Friday, 18 March 2016

The purpose of this article is to get you up to speed on the current position, to answer FAQs and to provide a mechanism for you to sign up to receive relevant updates.

The Goddard Inquiry - What You Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Waiting for Goddard…

Friday, 04 March 2016

We seem to have been waiting for Goddard for ever!

Waiting for Goddard…