Welsh Assembly tackles mental health: 2019 update

Welsh Youth Parliament During the first meeting of the Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) held this week, the Welsh Youth Parliament MPs voted to prioritise issues including emotional and mental support for the next two years. 3,000 young people in Wales voted on…

Is suspension a breach of trust and confidence?

Can the suspension of an employee amount to a repudiatory breach of contract? This was considered in the High Court case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth. Legal background The term of mutual trust and confidence is implied into all employment contracts.…

Teacher misconduct: The prohibition of teachers

In June 2013 the Department for Education announced an intention to revise advice for Teacher Misconduct. The intention was to clarify the Department’s expectation that any sexual misconduct and any criminal conviction or caution which involved the indecent images of children…

Public benefit: Revised guidance expected soon

The Public Benefit debate is set to continue as the Charity Commission have confirmed that its revised guidance on Public Benefit is to be released to the public this Summer. The revised guidance is the long heralded result of the important…

GCSE reforms: A dual consultation

A return to final examinations, an emphasis on our national history and Shakespeare, and a new marking system. The Government has unveiled a symphony of reforms to the way GCSE examinations are conducted in England. With the Government’s aim to…