Self-isolate with a persistent cough or fever

17 March 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that the Government is moving to the “delay” or suppression phase in the fight against COVID-19, hoping to push it away from the winter season when pressures on the NHS are more acute.

Are employers ready for a pandemic?

17 March 2020

The Government has warned that “many thousands of people” — up to 80% of the population in a worst-case scenario — will contract COVID-19.

Wales seeks views on councils’ education databases

16 March 2020

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation asking for comments on the Draft Children Act 2004 Database (Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Education (Information about Children in Independent Schools) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

Keep calm and carry on teaching

13 March 2020

As we reported recently (see “Self isolate with persistent cough or a fever”), the Government and its scientific advisers have decided that it is not necessary to close schools at this stage of the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19.

DfE invests money in sports facilities

6 March 2020

An initiative aimed at helping more children develop a healthy lifestyle will see schools in England given £1.6 million to help promote greater use of their sports facilities.