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Two all-girl schools opted to no longer accept transgender pupils

27 Jan 2022

It has recently been reported that two single sex schools, within the Girls' Day School Trust, have changed their admissions policy and will only be admitting pupils based on their legal sex, recorded on their birth certificate, rather than their gender identity. The decision has been taken in order…

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ICO fines charity fined £10,000 for data breach

18 Nov 2021

The ICO has announced that it has fined HIV Scotland £10,000 for failing to implement an appropriate level of organisational and technical security to its internal email systems. The breach of data protection law involved an email sent to 105 recipients; the contents of such emails included…

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Lloyd v Google and the Impact on Data Breach Claims

11 Nov 2021

On 10 November 2021, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited judgment in the case of Lloyd v Google. The judgment will be welcomed by our clients and data controllers as it brings clarification to the rapid rise in claims being made for compensation following a data breach. However, whilst the…

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Travel and Self-Isolation - How this will Affect Schools?

01 Jul 2021

The rules around international travel and restrictions are constantly changing, with returning to the UK from some countries currently at the time of writing this article, legally requiring a 10 day quarantine upon return to the UK. In the education sector, maintaining continuity of education for…

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