Equality Act — General Principles: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Equality Act 2010, as from 1 October 2010, consolidated all the previous anti-discrimination laws (Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Equal Pay Act 1970, Race Relations Act 1976, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003, Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 and Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006), which were repealed. Most of the differences and discrepancies inherent in the previous legislation were removed. The employment provisions of the Act apply to England, Wales and Scotland but not to Northern Ireland.

Equality Act — General Principles: Quick Facts

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

It is unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees because of any of the protected characteristics, ie sex, transgender status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. The Protected Characteristics

Partnership: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

It is important that a practice manager understands the partnership relationship, whether or not they are a partner themselves. This topic first sets out issues for practice managers who are not partners, and secondly, issues for practice managers who are, or are considering becoming, partners.

Medicines and Prescribing: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Most users of care services are prescribed some form of medication at some time. Many service users are able to safely look after their own medicines and doing so is an important part of their being able to live with dignity, independence and self-determination. However, other service users may require some form of support in this vital area. Support may range from simply being reminded to take their medication to help with obtaining prescriptions and having their medication administered by a suitably trained member of staff.

Recruitment and Selection Procedures: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Systematic processes should be used to select and recruit staff who are suited to the job and the wider needs of the school. Care should be taken to ensure child welfare and avoid unlawful discrimination at all stages.

Information for Parents: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework requires all early years providers to provide specific information to parents, including the type of activities provided for the children, the daily routines of the provision and the staffing of the provision.

Information for Parents: Quick Facts

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework requires all early years providers to provide specific information to parents. Information Required from Early Years Providers

Parent Factsheet: The Importance of Play

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

At [name the setting] we understand the importance of play. We know that it underpins all development for young children. It helps them to develop: