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  • Autumn 2018 Schools Update

    14 November 2018

    Welcome to the Autumn 2018 Schools Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Dealmakers work on acquisition of neonatal monitoring specialist

    12 November 2018

    For our client we have worked on Lifelines Neurodiagnostic Systems’ acquisition of Incereb, an Irish business behind a range of sensors and monitors used in neonatal intensive care. Incereb becomes a sister company to Hampshire-based Lifelines Ltd.…

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  • New Risk Assessment Tool on identifying FGM

    09 November 2018

    Islington Council, the NHS, the Metropolitan Police and the Manor Gardens Welfare Trust have published a risk assessment tool along with accompanying guidance for professionals in healthcare, education, social services and police to help in identifying Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).…

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  • Serious Incident Reports – New Charity Commission Guidance

    09 November 2018

    The Charity Commission has issued updated guidance for charities (which will include most schools) on how to report Serious Incidents. At the same time the Commission has expressed concern that charities may not understand their obligations in this respect, meaning that reports are not being filed when they should be.…

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  • Migrant Advisory Committee publishes report on immigration law for international students

    09 November 2018

    The Migrant Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its review into the Impact of International Students on the UK. The report commissioned by the Home Secretary in August 2017, considers UK policy towards international students and makes recommendations about how to improve the Tier 4 student visa system in order to maintain the UK as a desirable destination for overseas students.…

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  • Why Everyone is Still Talking About Dreamvar

    08 November 2018

    Perhaps the title of this article goes a little too far; clearly not everyone is talking about Dreamvar. But it is certainly true that, nearly six months after the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Dreamvar , it is still generating a great deal of discussion.…

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  • Charities Governance Health Check

    07 November 2018

    It’s easy to spot spectacularly bad charity governance when it’s reported in the news but what does good governance look like? Is there an objective standard charities can review their performance against or is it a case of the blind leading the blind…

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