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  • Spring 2017 Update for Schools

    31 March 2017

    Welcome to the Spring 2017 Update for Schools. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Charities SORP (FRS 102) – a view on what to expect

    22 March 2017

    No sooner did the sector implement the new FRS 102 SORP, than we began to discuss the shape of the next iteration. Following a consultation that closed in December 2016, the results of the exercise are due to be published this year.…

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  • Salary sacrifice school fees – last chance saloon!

    22 March 2017

    ​Hitherto, independent schools have been able to offer staff the opportunity to save some of the cost of the school fees relating to their own children’s attendance at the school via salary sacrifice arrangements.…

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  • Cyber Security in Schools

    17 November 2016

    Cybersecurity is more of a threat now than ever before. Hardly a day goes by without yet another high profile organisation being in the news due to a cyber-attack: TalkTalk, Yahoo, Tesco…the list goes on.…

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  • Data Protection - preparing for change

    17 November 2016

    Schools need to take note of the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2015. On that date, data protection law will change consistently in all EU states but the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU will have no short-term effect.…

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  • ​The joy of sexting – a new approach

    16 November 2016

    In March this year we provided an overview of the risks that children run of incurring criminal liability when creating and sharing indecent photographs of themselves via text and social media. The criminal offences were always designed to deal with criminal conduct of adults involved in child abuse. The offences did not anticipate the activities of 21st century teenagers.…

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  • Autumn 2016 Update for Schools

    16 November 2016

    Welcome to the Autumn 2016 Update for Schools. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Planning for fiscal stability in changing times

    16 November 2016

    “For the very first time, I have absolutely no cunning plan” tweeted Sir Tony Robinson after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. However would he if asked, have a plan, cunning or otherwise, that the Governing Bodies of UK independent schools might follow as they face the fiscal challenges raised by Brexit? Well, maybe or maybe not. But it is still a $64,000 dollar question.…

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