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20 September 2018 Parental bereavement bill receives Royal Assent

An Act that will give all employed parents a statutory right to two weeks’ paid leave if they lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth from 24 weeks of pregnancy has received Royal Assent.

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14 September 2018 MAC report recommends relaxation on rules for international students


The Government should relax rules on international students staying in the UK after they graduate from University, a recent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report has recommended

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10 September 2018 Learning from suicide related claims: a thematic review of NHS Resolution data

Mental health is often categorised as a ‘Cinderella’ service and there is no doubt that there is a growing awareness of the need to improve care and services in this area.

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10 September 2018 MPs add to school accountability debate

The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) recent report on Ofsted inspections has generated coverage of issues that will be evocative for many education leaders.

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6 September 2018 Disclosure of material created during internal investigations

The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down one of the most awaited court judgments in recent times, Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2006.

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6 September 2018 An enhanced role for local authorities in education?

Sir Michael Wilshaw, former Principal and Chief Inspector at Ofsted, has suggested that local authorities or elected mayors should have a role in local education and ensuring school standards.

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6 September 2018 The black hole of school places to be plugged by free schools?

The deficit in school places is worsening and schools and families face uncertainty of pupil places. The baby-boom cohort is now school age and places are desperately needed.

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4 September 2018 Wearable security

How secure is your fitness tracker? (Not to mention your smartwatch, sleep tracker, smart shoe insoles and wearable Bluetooth keyboard). It’s something that many of us give little thought to, but perhaps we should be more concerned.

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24 August 2018 Government confirms state aid position after ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has, alongside other technical memoranda, officially confirmed that in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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14 August 2018 Reflecting on the standard of care owed by an injured child and their parent

Caine Steven John Ellis v Paul Kelly & Violet Ellis (2018) highlights the challenges and sensitivities in alleging fault on the part of a child and parent in circumstances where the primary cause of an accident rests with a third party.

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