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  • Will RSCs monitor big chains?

    Sir Michael Wilshaw has renewed his demand for chains of academies to be allowed to be inspected after a report focused on Academies Enterprise Trust revealed that over half of its academies required improvement. As the number of reports expressing concern about the larger chains’ performance increases, the clamour for effective monitoring and support for […] The post Will RSCs monitor big chains? appeared first on law, less ordinary - legal opinions from Browne Jacobson.

  • Should non-educational charities run schools?

    A Centre for Social Justice report has called on charities campaigning on child poverty to open free schools focused on mitigating poverty’s effect on performance. Those thinking about taking up the offer should first check whether they have their governing document which allows them to step into education. A charity can only undertake activities which […] The post Should non-educational charities run schools? appeared first on law, less ordinary - legal opinions from Browne Jacobson.

  • Implementation time for SEN reforms

    Recent reports suggest that local authorities and health bodies are leaving themselves open to legal challenge as they do not have the necessary policies and procedures in place to implement the new SEN framework established by the Children & Families Act 2014. The framework comes into force on 1 September 2014 and requires local authorities […] The post Implementation time for SEN reforms appeared first on law, less ordinary - legal opinions from Browne Jacobson.

  • National Gallery selfies – art or infringement?

    Significant press attention has surrounded the National Gallery’s recent decision to permit visitors to photograph their artworks using mobile phones. Media focus has been on diminishing cultural values and damage through flash photography. But what about the copyright angle? The truth is, copyright in much of the permanent collection has long-since expired. End of story? Actually […] The post National Gallery selfies – art or infringement? appeared first on law, less ordinary - legal opinions from Browne Jacobson.

  • Increased pupil numbers causing overcrowding

    According to a report published by the Local Government Association (LGA), schools are having to become increasingly innovative in their use of space to accommodate pupils. Cases include schools developing ‘rooftop playgrounds’ and key facilities such as gyms being overtaken by temporary classrooms. The LGA claims that such findings highlight the lack of funding to […] The post Increased pupil numbers causing overcrowding appeared first on law, less ordinary - legal opinions from Browne Jacobson.

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  • Green-fingered fundraisers support Nottingham Hospitals Charity

    Fundraisers at Browne Jacobson LLP have been showing off their gardening skills in a sunflower-growing competition in aid of charity. The fund-raising effort was the latest in a long line of charity challenges organised by the Nottingham office of the national law firm, which is supporting Nottingham Hospitals Charity as its charity of the year during 2014. ...Read More

  • Quality concerns as Government announces whiplash medical report fee cap

    The Government is to introduce a cap on fees for medical reports associated with whiplash injury claims in an attempt to combat insurance fraud. Under the new rules, which come into force on 1 October 2014, the maximum a medical professional can charge for an initial whiplash report will be £180. Currently, prices of up to £700 are being charged. ...Read More

  • Care Fertility acquires South East Fertility Clinic

    Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team has advised Care Fertility Group on its latest acquisition of The South East Fertility Clinic (SEFC). Established in 2004 and with an annual turnover of £2.3m, SEFC is a Kent based private, dedicated fertility clinic providing a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art fertility treatments. ...Read More

  • Court backs surveyor in another Merrett v Babb negligence claim

    Surveyors have claimed another significant victory after the courts dismissed a Merrett v Babb personal liability claim against a professional formerly employed by an Essex-based practice, Walker & Company Surveyors Ltd. The decision handed down by the Southend County Court today (25 July 2014) in Mavis Russell v (1) Walker & Co (2) Robert Chisnall and others follows a similar ruling in February when the courts on that occasion dismissed a personal liability claim against former Ashdown Lyons surveyor, Fraser Maldoom, because the facts could not be reconciled with the milestone 2001 Court of Appeal decision in Merrett v Babb. ...Read More

  • MSQ secures £7.8m investment from NVM

    Browne Jacobson has advised management at MSQ Partners on the £7.8m investment from NVM Private Equity. ...Read More

 

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