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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...

Q&A: Investing in success

We talk to the principal of Carfax College in Oxford, Rupert Alesbury, about balancing tuition...

Who's that trip-trapping over my school's reputation?

Ben Holt looks at how schools can best respond to online abuse, defamation and harassment

A lesson on obesity - is it a disability?

Obesity may soon become an issue for employers - Blacks Solicitors explain how to deal with it...

You can't put a price on that

Geoff Jones explains how schools can help parents to cover the cost of day trips, holidays and...

Navigating religious discrimination

Schools can be liable under the Equality Act 2010 if they have discriminatory policies or prac...

Buying into digital

Online procurement platforms can benefit school caterers still struggling with pen and paper m...

Teaching the facts of tax

HMRC has launched a new resource for teachers to help their students learn the facts of tax

Can't pay, won't pay?

Mark Goldstein looks at the pros and cons of taking legal action to recover unpaid school fees...

Adjusting to a new political landscape

Following the general election, Matthew Burgess examines the likely consequences of Conservati...

Lancing bursar's grand success

School Fee Plan presents Lancing College Prep at Worthing with a cheque for £1,000 following c...

Is your school up to the special education needs challenge?

Moore Blatch's Victoria Federico, discusses the Government's future plans in relation to acade...

My Money Week launches in schools across the UK

Initiative returns for its seventh year to help children learn about finance

Riverston acquires Beech Hall School in Macclesfield

Riverston Schools (UK) Ltd announces acquisition of business and freehold assets of Beech Hall...

Adjusting to a new political landscape

Following the general election, Matthew Burgess examines the likely consequences of Conservati...

Lawyers warn schools: protect client data

New ruling means compensation is now payable without the need to show financial loss in event ...

Childcare disqualification - the latest

Simon Bevan looks at the newly updated guidance made available to schools about the government...

A new approach to construction insurance

Rahul Sharma from Marsh's Construction Practice discusses the pros and cons of an owner contro...

The information game

Management information systems are revolutionizing the way schools collect, store and share da...

Anything to declare?

Lawyer Alice Reeve explains how the childcare disqualification regulations may affect your sch...

Sporting chances

Lawyer Iain Campbell explores a school's legal responsibilities when it comes to high-risk spo...

Responsibilities shift in H&S

Louise Hosking looks at the implications for schools of new regulations covering on-site safet...

This is getting serious

Independent schools need to be fully aware of the Charity Commission's policy on reporting ser...

To fix or not to fix?

... that is the question facing schools when borrowing to cover capital expenditure, says Ian ...

Questions of entitlement

Alice Reeve from law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards looks at the implications for schools of a r...

SORP points

What does the new charity SORP (statement of recommended practice) mean for schools? asks Hele...

Buying power

Jerry Brand, MD of Caternet, looks at how schools can benefit from the latest developments in ...

I'™ll vouch for that

Gift cards and vouchers can be a great way to motivate and reward your hard-working staff, as ...

Supply and demand

Lawyer Oliver Pool looks at the issues schools should bear in mind when negotiating and runnin...

Charity on the cards

Schools can now benefit from an extra income stream thanks to a new technology set to revoluti...

What keeps Heads awake at night?

Exclusively for IE Today, independent broker Lucas Fettes reveals its latest findings on attit...

Report: private education boosts wages

Children who attend private school will earn almost £200k more on average in their early caree...

Battle of the brands

A good image is vital to a school's success, and this can be achieved by clever branding or re...