Autumn Term 2016

A short roundup for schools and academies on legal and other developments:

Education Bill has been dropped, where does this leave schools?
We consider the future for schools MATs and governing bodies.
Gender pay gap reporting: what schools need to know
Many schools will need to be ready for the new rules on reporting pay statistics for men and women from as early as April 2017.
New safeguarding obligations
Actions required for ALL schools following key changes to statutory safeguarding guidance from September 2016.
Diplomatic Community
Guidance to schools on balancing community relationships when expansion and development is opposed.
Potential liabilities of trustees, members & governors
With great power, comes great responsibility. How true is this for governance of academies and schools?
Managing your contracts and suppliers
Reminders and good practice tips for securing value for money both at procurement and during the life of major contracts.
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