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Dismissal of head teacher for failure to disclose potential safeguarding risk was fair
The court decided that a head teacher had been fairly dismissed for failing to disclose her relationship with a person convicted of making indecent…
Department of Education publishes updated privacy notices for schools and local authorities
On 26 April 2016, the DfE published updated forms of privacy notice, for schools and local authorities to issue to individuals about the collection of…
Higher education and construction – some current trends
The market for procurement by universities remains healthy. A recent report showed university spending on non-residential development was at an…
The Modern Slavery Act 2015: publication of a slavery and human trafficking statement
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was enacted on 26 March 2015 to consolidate the existing legislation on slavery.
TUPE - a special assignment - how to spot those employees who transfer, those who don’t and those who might!
This article looks at 2 specific issues in the world of TUPE transfers.
Refusal to allow employee to be accompanied by his companion of choice was a breach of trust and confidence
In the case of Stevens v University of Birmingham the High Court has held that the University’s refusal to allow Professor Stevens to be accompanied…