Modern Slavery Act
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires commercial organisations supplying goods or services with a turnover of £36 million and above to publicly report steps they have taken to ensure their operations and supply chains are trafficking and slavery free.
It is the view of many leading law firms that educational establishments (or their trading arms) which carry out large-scale trading activities (operating sports centres, for example) would be caught by the requirement. The Home Office has published guidance on the requirement and Freeths and Stone King have also published useful information for educational institutions.
Children missing education - statutory guidance
The reporting duties for schools when children are missing education have changed.Read More
New Fundraising Regulator
There will be a new fundraising regulator, formed as a result of the Etherington review into fundraising.Read More
New guidance for charity trustees
The Charity Commission has published new guidance for charity trustees on fundraising from the public.Read More
Ofqual is currently seeking viewsRead More
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The GDPR will come into effect on 25 May 2018 and will affect every organisation that processes EU residents’ personally identifiable information.Read More
Childcare and Schools fact sheets
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act: Childcare and Schools fact sheets from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.Download
Proposed New Independent School Standards
Government consultation response from the Department for Education.Download