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King Edward's completes Assisted Places scheme

King Edward's School celebrates reaching £10m target at event hosted by author Lee Child

An outcome-focussed approach to complaints handling

Tabitha Cave examines the complaints handling regime for independent schools

Royal School opens door to new opportunities

The Royal School in Wolverhampton has been granted provision opening as a Free School in Septe...

Mind the gap

Alice Reeve outlines the implications of the Gender Pay Gap Regulations for independent school...

New fee assistance for 'squeezed middle'

Bolton School to offer help with fees for high-performing children in lower family income brac...

What is your school really worth?

Courteney Donaldson outlines the steps involved in valuing your school

The gender agenda

David Hession advises schools to address questions relating to equal pay before the government...

Painless procurement

Pelican Procurement Services has helped the Wakefield Grammar School Foundation to save time a...

A robust and open approach

Matthew Burgess lays out the lessons to be learned from a case review of sexual abuse at a Lon...

One in 20 businesses in the education sector are family-run

The future looks bright for over 200,000 family firms in the education sector

New senior private school for central London

Law firm Shoosmiths advises Minerva Education on new London senior school

All change again?

Safeguarding guidance is undergoing further revision. Matthew Burgess looks at the implication...

Sponsor academies or lose tax breaks, says Wilshaw

Ofsted chief says independent schools should lose certain benefits if they do not take on acad...

Employee status, data protection and social media

Clare Edwards distils some key points that independent schools should bear in mind in order to...

Waiting for Goddard

We seem to have been waiting for Goddard forever, says Tabitha Cave

Westfield School to launch new scholarships

To celebrate GCSE success, governors of Westfield School award 10 scholarships

The financial cost of justice

Paula Jefferson discusses the potential impact of the Goddard Inquiry on educational institute...

Package deal

Iain Campbell looks at the 'package' essentials for school trips

Independent school law: what you need to know in 2016

Keeping up with regulation: 10 things we learned at Veale Wasbrough Vizards' Annual Independen...

Safeguarding concerns

Matthew Burgess looks at the ongoing repercussions for schools of the closure of Stanbridge Ea...

After the slump

Mark Cummins looks at the challenges facing independent schools post-recession

Fundraising pressure growing, say schools and PTAs

New research from Easyfundraising says 81% of schools need to raise more money than they did f...

Teachers job-hunting or leaving education, say recruiters

New research says many spent New Year looking for a new post, while older teachers are retirin...

Is the 'workplace perks' fad over?

Study from job site CV Library reveals education professionals would prefer more money to empl...

Giving print costs its walking papers

Brett Abson from ABS UK offers his 10 top tips for saving on print expenditure

Money matters

The recession may be over but the need for independent schools to stay focused on finance will...

Accidents will happen

Personal accident insurance for pupils isn't just about doing the right thing, it's good for b...

It's a sacrifice

More schools are using salary sacrifice schemes for the provision of reduced school fees for s...

Cost control? Time to get creative

Schools need to emulate Disney, says Derek Todd, Bursar of St Albans School

Rendcomb to reduce fees by 30 per cent

Reduced sixth form fees for Rendcomb College day pupils to make private education more accessi...

Making it all add up

Alan Davis looks at the common financial issues currently facing independent schools in Scotla...

Balancing the books

Misconceptions about the financing of the independent sector need to be addressed, says Charlo...

Protecting the personal

Schools need to have a clear understanding of their responsibilities when it comes to safeguar...

Terms and conditions apply

Disputes over changes in working hours and obligations show schools need to understand employm...

The governance of safeguarding

Independent schools need to go beyond regulatory compliance in order to safeguard their pupils...

Put to the test

The charitable status test has helped independent schools in Scotland reassess their role in t...

What do #teachersmake - really?

Teacher recruitment advert #teachersmake proves controversial with exaggerated salary claims

Independent school fees four times as high as 1990

Killik & Co research shows average UK private school fees have quadrupled in the last 15 years...

Teach kids about finance to keep down future debt

Sixty five percent of people believe more advice on debt needs to be offered in schools

Holding the purse strings

How much do pupils really know about personal finances? Not enough, according to ifs Universit...