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16 October 2020 The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020

On 14 October 2020, The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (the “Regulations”) were made into law and will come into force on 4 November 2020.

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8 October 2020 Employers liability for practical jokes in the workplace

The extent of vicarious liability has been tested by the courts again and this time in relation to employees engaging in horseplay and practical jokes.

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6 October 2020 Government guidance on Higher Education - updated

On 30th September, the government updated its guidance to universities on re-opening their buildings and campuses.

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11 September 2020 Government guidance on Covid-19 for Higher Education (HE) institutions

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on new measures to tackle Coronavirus, and with students about to start new terms, the government has updated its guidance to universities to make their buildings and campuses as safe as possible.

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13 August 2020 Impact of Covid-19 upon level of fine

Two cases have considered the issue of Covid 19 as part of the sentencing exercise. In the most recent, failures by a principal contractor Modus Workspace, who design and refit refurbishments, led to a £1.1 million fine after an engineer was injured from a fall from a roof.

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6 July 2020 COVID-19 child protection practice - four months in - lessons learned so far

In June 2020 the University of Birmingham published a research briefing exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child protection practice.

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11 March 2020 Levelling Up – What now for education policy?

Following the Conservatives’ election victory in December the new government will be able to implement their election manifesto in full.

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28 February 2020 ACAS publishes new advice on handling coronavirus at work

ACAS has issued guidance for employers in order to deal with sick pay, quarantined staff and staff who are reluctant to come into work due to fears of catching coronavirus.

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21 February 2020 Credit broking: know your permissions

To operate lawfully, firms that broker credit to consumers by way of business must be registered with and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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3 February 2020 Do you collect personal data from children, whether deliberately or by accident? If so you’d better read this…

If you provide goods or services online that might be of interest to children then you’re going to want to go through the ICO’s “Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice” - a code requiring minimum standards of any online service aimed (or which is likely to interest) children.

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