Summer 2017
Beware of finance leases dressed up as operating leases
A reminder of when academies need ESFA consent.
Changes to data protection law: the impact on schools and academy trusts
We summarise the elements of GDPR that are specific for schools and academies. We highlight what is important to be aware of and what to prepare for.
Salary Sacrifice Update
Can independent schools keep their school fee salary sacrifice schemes in place?
Schools required to report on gender pay gap
Draft regulations bring relief to maintained schools with less than 250 employees.
Fundraising and data protection pitfalls
Scenario: A case study of how a school encountered problems when ramping up its fundraising activities and guidance on how you can keep to the rules.
Can an employee still claim after agreeing to a COT3 tribunal settlement?
Yes, maybe. Schools should be aware than an unclear COT3 settlement agreement could allow an employee to bring future employment tribunal claims.
Sue King promoted to Partner at Wrigleys
Congratulations to Sue King on her recent promotion. Sue is a member of the Education Team advising academies, maintained schools and independent schools on employment matters and education claims, supporting schools in employment tribunals and SENDIST.  Sue leads Wrigleys Education Response, our retainer service for schools.