A few Ukrainian families have moved to our area and have made applications for the children to go to our school. We are fully subscribed. Are they eligible for a school place and are we obliged to take them?
Ahead of next term’s recruitment round, we are reviewing our recruitment policy and procedures. Our HR admin assistant has suggested that we need to check job applicants’ social media accounts. Is this allowed?
A number of my employees are practising Muslims. They have complained that they consider themselves to be forced to take time off over Christmas (because we have a one week shut down) and yet they have to use up their holiday entitlement if they want to take time off over Ramadan, which lasts for a month. They believe this amounts to religious discrimination. What can we do?
Recently, a pupil suffered a minor incident in the playground. He did not need medical intervention, but we informed the parents and they have insisted that we report the incident to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Does a minor incident have to be reported?