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New holiday rules that apply to part-year and irregular hours workers

Olivia Stanton

18.01.2024

The Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 (the Regulations), which were published at the end of last…

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Updated guidance on managing sick leave in school

Olivia Stanton

24.11.2023

Schools should be aware of the recent guidance issued to help employers in managing sick leave in school, particularly as…

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Teacher wins his claim for unfair dismissal

Olivia Stanton

24.11.2023

In the recent case of Mr J Hawker v Devonport High School for Girls, Mr Hawker won his claim for…

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Ensuring an accessible recruitment process for individuals with disabilities

Olivia Stanton

24.11.2023

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in the case of AECOM Ltd v Mallon should serve as a warning…

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DfE publishes updated guidance on action plans for independent schools

Olivia Stanton

21.06.2023

We are aware of a recent increase in the number of independent schools failing ISI inspections, with a growing trend…

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New guidance from ACAS on reasonable adjustments for mental health

Olivia Stanton

20.06.2023

ACAS has recently published new guidance on making reasonable adjustments for mental health. The link to the ACAS guidance is here.…

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Deputy headteacher wins unfair dismissal claim

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

Deputy headteacher wins unfair dismissal claim against school who dismissed him for gross misconduct – Kitchener v The Thinking Schools…

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Employment Appeal Tribunal finds term time only worker’s salary breached National Minimum Wage requirements

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently delivered its decision in the case of Lloyd v Elmhurst School. Ms Lloyd was employed…

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Bereavement in schools

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

There is a new petition to add content on death, dying and bereavement to the national curriculum which has now…

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Safeguarding and social media in schools

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

Many parents looked to schools for help when Andrew Tate’s profile blew up on social media which spread dangerous and…

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Upcoming changes to the flexible working rules

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

The Government recently published its response to its “Making flexible working the default” consultation. The Government launched the consultation in…

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Employment rates and limits

Olivia Stanton

21.03.2023

Stay updated with the rising employment rates and limits. As April 2023 approaches, schools should ensure they are ready for…

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