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  • Three questions your school board should ask itself about safeguarding

    22 September 2015

    The Charity Commission has recently published the findings of its report into the safeguarding matters at St. Paul’s School which hit the national press last year. We have condensed the Commission’s findings into three questions every board of governors should ask itself to comply with their legal duties. …

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  • Tier 2 cap reached and other immigration news

    22 September 2015

    In June 2015, the number of applications submitted to UKVI for a restricted certificate of sponsorship exceeded the monthly allocation for the first time since the Tier2 cap was introduced in 2011.…

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  • September 2015 Employment Law Update

    22 September 2015

    Welcome to the September 2015 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date. This month we report on the following topical issues...…

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  • Safeguarding - DfE advice on the Prevent Duty and consultation on FGM

    22 September 2015

    Statutory guidance has been published by the Home Office pursuant to the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (CTSA). Schools are listed as specified authorities in the CTSA and are required to ‘have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism’. …

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  • Breach of contract claims in the Tribunal aren’t caught by the six year time limit

    21 September 2015

    The non-payment of salary or bonus can result in a breach of contract claim which can be issued in either the civil courts (County or High Court) or the Employment Tribunal. However the legislative regime which governs how long a prospective claimant has to issue a breach of contract claim depends on the choice of venue.…

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  • What part can HR play in a disciplinary hearing?

    21 September 2015

    Employers find the help and guidance provided by their HR team invaluable during disciplinary procedures. A recent claim brought against the Department for Transport by a former employee called into question the role that an HR team can play during that procedure.…

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  • Summer 2015 Employment Law Update

    19 August 2015

    Welcome to the Summer 2015 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this update informative and useful in keeping you up to date with various developments that are likely to be of interest. In this latest update, we report on the following topical issues…

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