Childcare attendance during lockdown

22 May 2020

Attendance at childcare settings is starting to increase ahead of the wider reopening of the early years sector, according to the latest data submitted through Ceeda's COVID-19 portal.

Scotland sets out plans to reopen childcare providers and schools

22 May 2020

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that schools in Scotland will reopen on 11 August at the start of the new school year and an increased number of children will have access to critical childcare, as she unveiled a four-phase "route map" aimed at restarting society while suppressing the virus.

Multi-million pound support for children with SEND

22 May 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced that children with special educational needs and disabilities in England will benefit from £37.3 million of additional support in 2020-2021.

HSE reminder on water systems safety in lockdown

21 May 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded building occupiers, businesses and other duty holders restarting operations after the COVID-19 shutdown to review their water systems maintenance arrangements to avoid creating a public health hazard from waterborne bacteria such as legionella.

The privacy implications of workplace testing

20 May 2020

With the Government encouraging more people to return to work, assuming they are not among the group who can work from home, employers are having to think seriously about what measures they will need to ensure workplace safety.