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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest legal issues that affect you and your business? We regularly publish legal updates, guides and opinions on legal matters.

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Legal update

17 July 2019 FOI requests and the use of the section 36 exemption

As schools and academies you get plenty of Freedom of Information requests. When you answer them you are effectively publishing the information to the world.

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Legal update

17 July 2019 Guidance on continuous service in relation to redundancy pay

The Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government, etc. (Modification) Order 1999. This piece of legislation impacts on employees who are entitled to a redundancy payment in a redundancy situation.

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Legal update

17 July 2019 The four important changes to the 2019 Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance

The 2019 version of Keeping Children Safe in Education is still in draft form, but it is highly likely it will come into force as currently drafted.

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Legal update

17 July 2019 British Airways £183m data breach fine – should schools be worried?

In a word (or three) no, not really. Before we get overexcited about BA’s hefty fine, let’s put it in perspective and remember that for the moment it is the Information Commissioner’s Office intention to levy this fine – BA will now make representations about it.

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Legal update

16 July 2019 Tips for dealing with Litigants in Person

This article provides some tips to bear in mind when dealing with Litigants in Person and a reminder of a number of pieces of guidance, to assist in-house teams in dealing with Litigants in Person in disputes or court/tribunal proceedings.

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Legal update

16 July 2019 Public matters - July 2019

This month includes local government re-organisation, social care, Litigants in Person, state aid and the draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill.

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Legal update

16 July 2019 be connected newsletter for education - July 2019

As we approach the final few days of the school term, this edition of BeConnected provides you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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15 July 2019 Relationships and sex education in schools

After a period of consultation and discussion with many organisations dating back to 2017, the Department for Education has now published its statutory guidance on relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education.

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15 July 2019 Capacity at birth – care planning, contingent and anticipatory declarations

Our recent case of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust v CD is significant because it is the first reported judgment on the use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) to make contingent and anticipatory declarations in the event that P lacks capacity at a particular future point in time.

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15 July 2019 New Academies Financial Handbook focuses on strengthening governance and compliance

The new Academies Financial Handbook for 2019 has been released to come into effect from 1 September 2019.

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