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Rising to the challenge: Digital transformation in schools - Part 2

Catch up for part 2 of our education training videos, exploring the role of digital transformation on our education system.

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22 February 2021 Safer recruitment update for schools and academy trusts

DBS filtering rules and a tweak to the KCSiE guidance means that you now need to make some changes to your recruitment and selection policies and processes.

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11 February 2021 Removing employees as members from 1 March 2021

As of 1 March 2021, the Academies Financial Handbook 2020 requires that no employee of an academy trust is a member of that academy trust.

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Evidencing compliance and how to get it right

This on-demand training video sets out the expectations of OFSTED, the ICO and the HSE, and cover how to evidence staff training and development throughout the year.

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20 January 2021 Insolvency and directors’ duties

We have seen an increase in our education clients seeking advice around potential insolvency, therefore we thought it would help to highlight our previous podcast, which outlines some prudent steps that trustees should be taking to minimise their risk of being personally liable in an insolvency situation.

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Legal update

18 January 2021 School not responsible for pupil attack on teaching assistant: council’s successful appeal a reminder that failure in written risk assessment not fatal - causation is key

Over five years after the event, and following a protracted legal process, Norfolk County Council have successfully appealed a finding of negligence against them.

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15 January 2021 New year, new approach – getting compliance right

Compliance is a broad term and covers the three Ps – paper, people and practice. Be it safeguarding, GDPR or health and safety, there is a direct link between high-quality, outcomes-focused training and the impact on staff and children in your setting and to help you get it right, here are my eight tips for excellent compliance training.

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Legal update

8 January 2021 Further data protection considerations during Covid-19

As the current situation around Covid-19 is evolving and new measures are constantly being implemented by Government, we considered that a summary of considerations for education settings would be of assistance.

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Legal update

9 October 2020 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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30 April 2020 Academy trust AGMs during COVID-19

This guidance has been prepared to support academy trusts planning for their Annual General Meetings (AGMs) during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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