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What employment rights and protections should peripatetic teachers be entitled to?

Our experts provide a summary of the Scott v Chigwell School case.

Food for thought: the role schools play in improving children’s food insecurity

A summary of Nadhim Zahawi’s speech at the Children’s Future Food Inquiry report launch.

Delivery of SEN funding through banded systems

Our experts review a recent High Court decision to uphold a decision by Local Authorities to deliver SEN provisions through banded levels without reference to individualised cost.

Holiday Guides – Navigating the Academies Financial Handbook and the Governance Handbook

Not a holiday destination guide but a presentation of the key focus areas for academies.

Review: DfE’s Best practice guidance for school complaints procedures 2019

A best practice checklist for you to consider against your complaints procedure.

Better off with an NDA or nada?

Our experts review the use of non-disclosure agreements, with some best practice advice on how to use them appropriately.

Blue Christmas: A cautionary tale

You might be off-site and off the clock, but employers can still be liable for their employees’ behaviour, as this case proves.

Rogue One: A vicarious liability data breach story

A recent Court of Appeal case found an employer liable for the actions of a rogue employee, even though they played no direct part in their employee’s wrong doing. We’ve got some advice on how to avoid falling foul of vicarious liability.

Cyber-criminals target schools

Cyber attack

Some brief advice for schools on dealing with the latest scams and cyber attacks

Putting the ‘read’ into readiness

Books

“Let us read and let us dance – two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.” Voltaire