Back to school – keeping you informed

With conversations continuing and advice plentiful on how you can best protect your pupils and staff, our team of HR and legal specialists are on hand to help you stay informed.

14 August 2020

Please note: the information contained in this legal update is correct as of the original date of publication.

With conversations continuing and advice plentiful on how you can best protect your pupils and staff, our team of HR and legal specialists are on hand to help you stay informed, and provide you with the most up to date advice to enable you to continue to deliver educational excellence.

Steph McGarry discusses essential health and safety aspects, including the importance of good hygiene and cleanliness practices and creating socially distanced bubbles.


Employment specialist Ian Deakin reiterates the importance of good communications and listening to your staff

Speakers

Ian Deakin

Ian Deakin

Partner

Ian acts across the full spectrum of employment law issues, including day to day advice and employment tribunal litigation. Ian has a particular interest in TUPE transfers and Service Provision Changes, including insourcing and outsourcing. Ian has worked on a number of cases for our education clients including recently successfully defending a claim against a MAT for race discrimination and unfair dismissal, and another against a school for age discrimination. Ian has also assisted a government department in managing an employment tribunal claim that led to the exit of a difficult employee. In 2016/17 Ian was a Non-Executive Director at the White Rose Academy Trust and regularly presents webinars and seminars on employment related matters.

Ian.Deakin@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)330 045 2265

Stephanie McGarry

Stephanie McGarry

Partner

Stephanie specialises in regulatory law with a particular focus on the issues affecting the education sector. Stephanie advises on policy drafting ranging from consumer protection to mental health and wellbeing.

stephanie.mcgarry@brownejacobson.com

+44(0)115 908 4113

Contact

Contact

Mark Blois

Partner

mark.blois@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)115 976 6087

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