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  • What you need to know about the changes to fundraising law

    16 November 2016

    The Kids Company story, the Olive Cooke tragedy, Daily Mail articles, parliamentary hearings. The summer of 2015 was an uncomfortable one for the wider charity sector. The dust is now beginning to settle from the whirlwind of recommendations and responses that followed the criticism of the sector’s fundraising practices. So what are the changes? Do they affect you? What do you need to do?…

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  • Segregation of schools on the grounds of gender is not discrimination

    16 November 2016

    The Administrative Court (Mr Justice Jay) was very recently asked to consider in the case of X School –v- Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills, whether the segregation of pupils based on sex amounted to direct discrimination contrary to s.13 Equality Act 2010. The Court held on 8 November that it did not.…

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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016

    16 November 2016

    In March this year Joanna Lada-Walicki provided an update on the draft changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education. On 5 September 2016, following consultation, the revised guidance came into force, incorporating various changes from the initial draft.…

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  • Term-time Truants

    17 August 2016

    In a recent High Court case it was held that a father who took his daughter out of school for an unauthorised term-time holiday did not have to pay a fine of £120 which the Isle of Wight Council sought to enforce against him.…

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  • Spring 2016 Update for Schools

    10 March 2016

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

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  • The joy of ‘sexting’?

    07 March 2016

    A startlingly high percentage of teenagers claim to have received indecent images via text or social media. This phenomenon has increased in recent years due to the increase in smartphone technology and teenage smartphone ownership.…

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