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July 3 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 PM

Schools HR Day

We are delighted to be hosting our annual HR Day. This is a highlight of the year for schools and HR and this year will include an employment update, GDPR for HR in schools and a focus on management of allegations against staff as well as the new statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, due to come into force on 3 September 2018 (ie 2 months after the HR day).

Topics include: GDPR, Keeping children safe in education, Managing allegations against staff, and a workshop welcoming those attending to discuss and ask questions.

Suitable for: Those with responsibility for the management of staff within academies and independent schools.

This HR and Employment Law seminar is tailored specifically for independent schools and academies. It includes interactive sessions to enable delegates to put the issues into context.


09.15 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 09:35 Welcome

09:35 – 10:30 Employment Law Update

10:30 – 11:00 GDPR update for HR in schools

11:00 – 11:25 Coffee break

11:25 – 11:55 Keeping Children Safe in Education Update (preparation for 3 September 2018)

11.55 – 12.30 Managing allegations against staff

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 13.40 Introduction to case studies and discussion groups (including Part four of KCSiE, settlement agreements and references, the duty to report and/or refer).

13:40 – 14.20 Discussion Groups

14.20 – 15.15 Case studies feedback and panel discussion

15:15 – 15:30 Q&A

The event is free for HR retainer clients – email Amy Caddick at acaddick@hcrlaw.com 

Guest speaker Jane Bee, Director of Safeguarding Ltd

Jane has worked in Safeguarding and Child Protection for 17 years and was the manager for Safeguarding in Education for the Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board (GSCB). Jane is experienced in delivering training on all kinds of safeguarding subjects including; DBS checks, Child Protection record keeping, Allegations Management, Female Genital Mutilation, the Prevent agenda (Home Office Accredited), Domestic Abuse, Child Sexual Exploitation and Safeguarding Policies. Jane is an accredited Safer Recruitment trainer, also advising on required associated policies such as Acceptable User Policy (use of social media, cameras etc.) the Guide to Safer Working Practice and Consent and Information Sharing.

Jane has worked managing allegations of abuse against members of staff and volunteers as Gloucestershire’s Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for 12 years. She was elected the first National LADO Network Chair in 2016. Jane has also worked on 14 Serious Case Reviews carried out when a child dies or is seriously harmed and when agencies have failed to work together. Jane is an accredited Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) lead reviewer for Serious Case Reviews using the systems approach.




The details

Date: July 3rd 2018
Time: 9:15 AM - 3:30 PM

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The venue

Harrison Clark Rickerbys Cheltenham Office (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire), Wellington Street
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1YD United Kingdom

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Key contacts

Kristine Scott


T: +44 1242 246 403
M: +44 7725 242 991

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