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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.


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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.


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Schools that Work for Everyone

Friday, 13 January 2017

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


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Uncertainty Ahead

Friday, 13 January 2017

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


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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?


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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.


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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.


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Your Obligations for Transgender Pupils

Friday, 28 October 2016

Protection from discrimination because of gender reassignment in schools was introduced for pupils in the Equality Act 2010 (the Act).


Brexit Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

British Education After Brexit

Friday, 30 September 2016

One of the many unknowns of the Brexit vote is its impact on the recruitment of international students by independent schools.

British Education After Brexit

Articles & Blogs Child Sexual Abuse Independent Schools

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Latest News: Counsel Suspended & Redaction Protocol Updated

Thursday, 29 September 2016

On 28 September 2016 it was reported that Ben Emmerson QC, Counsel to the Inquiry, had been suspended following concerns about aspects of his leadership, albeit he has

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Latest News: Counsel Suspended & Redaction Protocol Updated

Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Subject Access Requests - Disclosing Too Much Information Can Lead to a Fine

Thursday, 15 September 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office, or ICO, (the data protection regulator) has recently fined a GP surgery in Hertfordshire £40,000, for disclosing too much information when responding to a subject access request (SAR).


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Rise in Claims Against Schools - what can you do to manage the risks?

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Independent schools are not immune from the growth of the 'consumer culture' and are seeing an increase in complaints and claims as a result.


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Reform of the Tax Rules Concerning Termination Payments - what is changing?

Thursday, 15 September 2016

The government has recently published its response to the consultation regarding the treatment of income tax and National Insurance contributions on termination payments


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Regulatory Compliance - 5 Latest Developments You Need to Know About

Thursday, 15 September 2016

As usual, it seems to have been a busy summer for regulatory compliance change. In this article we summarise the headlines.


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Schools that Work for Everyone - strategic threat or opportunity?

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.