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Harpur Trust and holiday pay for part-year workers – what have we learned so far?

Olivia Stanton

22.11.2022

Since the issuing of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Harpur Trust v Brazel case on holiday entitlement and pay…

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Behaviour in schools guidance – what should schools be doing now?

Olivia Stanton

21.11.2022

The Department for Education has recently issued updated “Behaviour in schools” guidance. Importantly, this updated guidance now explicitly states that…

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Changes to holiday pay for term time only staff following the Supreme Court’s decision in Harpur Trust v Brazel

Olivia Stanton

21.07.2022

Almost three years after the Court of Appeal found in favour of Mrs Brazel in her claim against her employer,…

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Teacher forced to express breastmilk in toilets wins harassment case against school

Olivia Stanton

17.06.2022

Ms Mellor was a citizenship teacher at Mirfield Grammar School in West Yorkshire. After her return from maternity leave following…

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EHRC guidance on gender reassignment and single sex spaces – what does this mean for schools?

Olivia Stanton

16.06.2022

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has recently published guidance for separate and single-sex service providers, which contains helpful advice…

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Keeping Children Safe In Education 2022 – what you need to know

Olivia Stanton

16.06.2022

The Department for Education has now published the updated version of Keeping Children Safe In Education, which will come into…

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Safeguarding duties for charities

Olivia Stanton

07.04.2022

At our recent charities seminar we looked at the latest legal issues facing charities.  One of the topics that we examined…

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Stay updated with the rising employment rates and limits

Olivia Stanton

08.03.2022

As April approaches, businesses should ensure they are ready for the annual increases to the employment rates and limits which…

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Exploring the proposed changes to Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE)

Olivia Stanton

08.03.2022

In January, the Department for Education put forward its proposed amendments for this September’s update to Keeping children safe in…

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Teacher loses claim for assault by pupil

Olivia Stanton

08.03.2022

The Court of Appeal has recently made its decision in the case of Cunningham v Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council. The…

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Teacher’s dismissal for “overly affectionate” emails was justified

Olivia Stanton

08.03.2022

The events brought to light in a recent claim for unfair dismissal and sex discrimination from the former Assistant Director…

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How should independent schools respond to the invasion of Ukraine?

Olivia Stanton

08.03.2022

Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen the shocking events unfold in Ukraine. The UK has imposed sanctions…

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