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4 December 2020

Webinar for schools: Employment and tax update for the year ahead

In this webinar lawyers from our Education team are joined by tax experts from Crowe UK to provide an overview...

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25 November 2020

Can schools furlough staff during the Christmas holidays?

On 5 November 2020, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the “CJRS” or the “Scheme”) was being…

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16 November 2020

Part year workers holiday pay case listed for hearing in Supreme Court

We understand that, following a successful application by The Harpur Trust, the Supreme Court has now listed the case of...

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16 November 2020

New ‘Keeping children safe in out-of-school settings’ guidance published

The DfE has published a new voluntary code of safeguarding practice for out-of-school settings. The guidance, published in October, was...

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16 November 2020

GDPR, H&M and excessive monitoring of employees

During the pandemic, schools are likely to be collecting more personal data on employees than before. The recent fine of...

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12 November 2020

Teachers’ Pension Scheme – independent schools phased withdrawal; the government publishes its consultation response

On 11 November 2020, the Department for Education (DfE) published its long awaited response to the consultation regarding the so…

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9 November 2020

Further Furlough Extension – Scheme Extended until the end of March 2021

On 31 October 2020, the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the “CJRS” or the “Scheme”) was being…

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3 November 2020

Furlough Scheme Extended until December

In response to the second national lockdown in England, which is due to begin on 5 November 2020, the Coronavirus…

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30 October 2020

Pregnancy and Covid-19: Joint Unions Advice For Schools

Schools are facing numerous challenges from a staffing perspective as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, not least in managing...

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28 October 2020

Changes to the Job Support Scheme – impact on schools

On 22 October 2020, the Chancellor announced that the government will significantly increase the generosity and reach of its winter…

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