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20 February 2018 School admissions is change coming

Admission authorities are urged to change their policies ahead of proposed change in the law.

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20 February 2018 Is a lack of good religious education putting pupils at risk

Government data reveals that initial teacher training places in England for Religious Education are below target.

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19 February 2018 Institutions must focus on future abuse prevention, as well as reparations for past failures

With the #MeToo campaign, the recent Oxfam sexual abuse claims and the prosecution of football coach Barry Bennell for a further 43 offences of sexual abuse against 11 boys between 1979 and 1991, it is clear that the scale of sexual abuse allegations across all manner of organisations is coming to the fore.

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16 February 2018 Primark criticised for failure to introduce policy on gender reassignment

In a recent case of gender reassignment discrimination, the employment tribunal has ruled that Primark subjected the claimant to direct discrimination by failing to properly investigate complaints.

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16 February 2018 National Minimum Wage back pay for sleep ins - Government review

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that it is commissioning further research to gauge the extent and effect of the liabilities social care providers face for underpayments of national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts.

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15 February 2018 New Insurance Distribution Directive application deadline announced

EU ambassadors confirmed yesterday that new dates for the transposition and application deadlines for the Insurance Distribution Directive had been agreed following the European Commission’s proposal to delay them in 2017.

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13 February 2018 Deprivation of liberty reform - request for comment

As you may have already heard, the Joint Committee on Human Rights has launched an investigation into deprivation of liberty, and in particular is inviting views on the law Commission’s proposals.

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9 February 2018 New development - Louboutin’s red sole trade mark

Advocate General Szpunar’s recent second opinion is the latest development in relation to Louboutin’s ongoing fight to keep its trade marks for its renowned red sole.

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8 February 2018 Vibration claims - frequency is key

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the interesting case of Adrian Bowe v Mersey Rewinds Engineering Ltd & Ors (2018) last week.

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5 February 2018 Implementation date of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) delayed

Following the European Commission’s proposal to push back the application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) to 1 October 2018 the Treasury has announced that it will not transpose the IDD into national law until the outcome of the European Commission’s proposal is confirmed, in order to provide certainty for the industry.

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