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Row erupts over local authority’s alleged threat to refuse funding
December 2017

A local authority has reportedly refused to give a school further funding after alleging that it ran up a £2.7 million debt. Continue reading...

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Important lessons for school leaders following Weinstein scandal
December 2017

A new survey has revealed that the majority of teachers do not feel prepared to deal with sexual harassment in schools, and more than half are unsure what policies – if any – their school has to address it. Continue reading...

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‘Inadequate’ schools face long wait for academy conversion
December 2017

Over 60 schools, which were ranked ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted, have been waiting 17 months for an academy trust to take over their running. Continue reading...

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Palmers brings Christmas cheer and helps raise money for local charities
December 2017

The team at Palmers have been getting into the Christmas spirit by raising money for two deserving local charities. Continue reading...

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Energy drink company sees red after failing to protect its colours
December 2017

Energy drink company, Red Bull, recently lost its battle in the European Courts after it unsuccessfully tried to trademark the colours used on its cans. Continue reading...

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European Court intervenes in rights of UK gig workers
December 2017

A shock landmark ruling could have significant repercussions for many employers who categorise their workers as ‘self-employed.’ Continue reading...

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What rights does a landlord have to evict noisy tenants?
December 2017

The law relating to a landlord’s rights to serve eviction notices on noisy or disruptive tenants has been put to the test recently. Continue reading...

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Is your business ready for GDPR?
December 2017

With less than five months before the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, researchers have found that the majority of small businesses (SMEs) are still not fully prepared for the changes which will affect them. Continue reading...

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Vulnerable elderly could be missing out on council tax reductions
December 2017

Thousands of people who are living with dementia or caring for someone with the condition could be missing out on a reduction in council tax. Continue reading...

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Delivery drivers win the right to spend a penny
December 2017

Thousands of UK delivery drivers have won the right to ‘spend a penny’ after a long-running campaign for the right of delivery drivers to use a company’s toilets while conducting deliveries. Continue reading...