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Schools Law: Exclusion v Inclusion

Schools Law: Exclusion v Inclusion

Getting the Balance Right Of all the issues that face head teachers the dilemma over whether to permanently exclude a pupil is perhaps one of the most sensitive. The implications for pupils, families and schools are far reaching. In 2012…

Have You Met Your Whistleblowing Champion?

Have You Met Your Whistleblowing Champion?

If you work in the financial services sector in London or elsewhere it’s likely that your employer is caught by new rules on whistleblowing. Among the new obligations is the requirement that a senior manager is appointed as ‘whistleblowing champion’….

Appeals Under The Licensing Act 2003

Appeals Under The Licensing Act 2003

In submitting an appeal against a decision of a licensing committee or sub-committee it is always important to bear in mind that the appeal must be made on behalf of the license holder be that an individual or a corporate…

Excluded from school

Excluded from school

An Independent Review Panel (“IRP”) has the power to review the decision of a ‘responsible body’ (typically a governing body) to uphold a head teacher’s decision to permanently exclude a pupil (‘responsible body’ usually means a school’s governing body). The IRP can: Upheld…

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