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  • Single Central Record Compliance Checks

    02 November 2017

    Autumn is a common time for schools to review the status of their Single Central Record (“SCR”), with an influx of new teachers and support staff meaning multiple safeguarding checks are required to ensure compliance with the Independent Schools Standards Regulations (“ISSRs”), Keeping Children Safe in Education and the ISI Handbook.…

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  • Increase in Surrogacy for Childless Couples

    13 October 2017

    Whilst there are no accurate figures as to the number of children born through surrogacy, due largely to the ad hoc nature of the majority of the agreements, is it clear that surrogacy is on the rise, due in part to the legalisation of same sex marriage and also to increasing awareness of other options for childless couples.…

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  • How Mediation Can Assist Separating and Divorcing Couples

    06 October 2017

    Mediators are sometimes confused with marriage guidance or relationship counsellors, which they are not. A family mediator is appointed on the breakdown of a family relationship; a neutral professional who assists the separating couple in reaching settlement of their arrangements, whether in relation to their children and / or financial and property issues.…

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  • Acquisition of Experience English Limited

    27 September 2017

    Barlow Robbins’ Corporate and Commercial team has advised BSC Group Limited on its acquisition of Experience English Limited from The Real Experience Group (formerly Kinlay Group), its Irish parent, for an undisclosed sum.…

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  • Sesame Access For All - The South's Most Innovative Companies

    19 September 2017

    The flight of stone steps in front of the entrance of the Institution of Civil Engineers looks much the same as those leading up to any other historic building in London. It would take the arrival of a wheelchair user to reveal that there’s something rather unusual about them: a section of the steps can retract so that a wheelchair can slot into the newly vacated space and then be lifted up to the level of the top stair by a hitherto hidden lift.…

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  • Employee imprisoned for disobeying injunction

    19 September 2017

    The seriousness of court orders can sometimes go unnoticed and unfortunately for Mr Dadi, a former employee of the OCS Group UK, this resulted in him receiving a 6 week prison sentence after he breached an interim injunction imposed by the High Court.…

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  • Employment Law Update - September 2017

    19 September 2017

    Welcome to the September 2017 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • How far can you go to monitor an employee’s emails?

    19 September 2017

    Many employers will monitor the way their employees use email and the internet, partly to ensure that employees are not distracted during their working hours and, more importantly, to ensure that employees are not abusing the IT systems to damage their business – for example, sharing confidential information via email.…

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  • Rip-Off Leaseholds: The Problem of Onerous Ground Rents

    12 September 2017

    Esther Millard, Sara Abou-Jaoude and Lauren Brown from Barlow Robbins solicitors, discuss the proposals contained in the Government’s consultation paper, “Tackling Unfair Practices in the Leasehold Market”. Sara is a residential property solicitor, Lauren deals with property disputes and Esther specialises in professional negligence claims against solicitors. …

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