In case you missed it – updates in the Education sector

A roundup of key legal updates affecting the education sector.

Implementing school system reform – what to expect

Last month the Government published a new policy paper titled ‘Implementing school system reform in 2022/23’. This implementation plan outlines the next steps following the School’s White Paper published in March.

Updates to the Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance for 2022

The Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance has been updated, effective from 1 September 2022.

Calculation of annual leave entitlement for part-year workers – the final judgment

A judgment handed down by the Supreme Court could have a significant impact on educational establishments employing people on zero-hour and term-time-only contracts.

Landmark new Schools Bill introduced into Parliament

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The Government has introduced the Schools Bill into Parliament which will implement much of the framework required for the rollout of the plans highlighted in the education White Paper earlier this year.

Time to learn – training events for the education sector 2022


We offer a number of FREE and paid for training events designed to support schools in their day to day management.

Court deems Local Education Authority not liable for assault of a teacher by a pupil

The Court of Appeal has recently rejected an appeal from an assistant headteacher who claimed negligence against the local education authority (LEA) following two assaults by a pupil.

Secondment Agreements – practical and legal considerations

What is a secondment and what are the practical and legal considerations?

The way employers carry out right to work checks is set to change from 6 April

The Home Office has announced changes to how employers undertake right-to-work checks for employees and prospective employees.

Key updates for the education sector – March 2022

We’re here to update you on the latest news, guidance and government communications impacting the education sector.
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