Workplace rights after Brexit

14 August 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a short guide to how rights in the workplace could be affected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Welsh Government focuses on home schooling

13 August 2019

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation seeking views on its plans to issue statutory guidance for local authorities on home education together with a handbook for home educators.

Children urged to spend summer exploring outdoors

6 August 2019

Just before he was replaced as Education Secretary by Gavin Williamson, Damian Hinds launched #SummerOutdoors in an attempt to lure children away from the attractions of video games, boxsets and social media.

The importance of inclusive language

22 July 2019

People who talk about “political correctness gone mad” tend also to say that “you can’t say anything nowadays”. Not true, of course, but how people are addressed or referred to at work can be a sensitive matter and may lead to problems.

Scale of asbestos in schools “deeply worrying”

11 July 2019

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has said the scale of asbestos in schools is “deeply worrying” and urged schools with asbestos in their buildings to ensure they manage it effectively in order to prevent staff and students from contracting incurable cancers like mesothelioma.