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underpinning legal framework

26 August 2011
In the context of LOtC, off-site activities and outdoor learning, legal requirements are largely defined by the interface of health and safety with employment law. The main points of statutory reference are:
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
  • Children Act (2004)
This guidance note explains the underpinning legal framework.  

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Legal updates

be connected newsletter for education - December 2020

In this edition we provide you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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Legal updates

Covid’s costly impact on school attendance

From the start of the autumn term it has been a national priority to keep education settings open full-time. Attendance numbers have suffered during the pandemic (particularly amongst 11 to 18-year olds) and pupil numbers are at their lowest since re-opening.

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Advocacy in Action: Inquests, suicide and self-harm

The Browne Jacobson team of barristers are celebrating their 10th anniversary in December 202 and will be reflecting on their experience at hearings before Courts and Tribunals nationwide to identify key issues and lessons for schools and education providers.

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Legal updates

World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2020

With World Mental Health Day coming up tomorrow, and with the backdrop of COVID-19 dominating most of our thoughts and everyday lives, now is a great opportunity to start thinking about going the extra mile to support the wellbeing of your staff and pupils.

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