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Forbes Solicitors
Jonathan Holden

Education eNews

September 2014

Welcome to Forbes' Education eNewsletter

Our aim is to keep you updated on the latest news and legal developments. We will also keep you updated on our latest seminars, news and un-missable practical guides on a range of employment issues in the Education Sector.

Lancashire Education HR Forum - 13th November

Stanley House Hotel, Further Lane, Mellor, BB2 7NP

The Lancashire Education HR Forum is the second in a series of free events aimed at Head Teachers, School Business Managers and School Governors who want to keep up to date with relevant changes and developments in Employment Law and HR. The forums also offer the opportunity to network with others who work within the Education sector. The forum will be chaired by Jonathan Holden, Head of Forbes’ specialist Education Group and Chris Chesworth Head of HR Advisory Services, Capita HR Solutions for Education, and they will be supported by specialists from their businesses.

To read the full programme and book your place please click here.

Safeguarding disclosures - What is the duty of care owed by former employers in an education context?

The case of Melik Camurat v Thurrock Borough Council addressed the issue as to what duty of care was owed to a teacher by their former employer when providing safeguarding disclosures.

Mr Camurat, commenced his employment with Belhouse Chase College on 01 June 2003. After three years with the College, Mr Camurat was promoted to Head of Languages. Throughout the course of his employment with the school, Mr Camurat was the subject of various allegations of inappropriate force............to read the full article please click here.

Appraisals - The New Era

The revised pay progression arrangements came into force on the 1st September 2013 and now one year on, many schools will have made their first decisions regarding this.

This seems a good time for Schools to reflect upon the past year, how the changes have been made and how they have been received by staff. Perhaps this is a good time to take stock and ensure all of your appraisers are sufficiently trained to assist them in dealing with............to read the full article please click here.

 
LASBM Conference - 17th October

Our Education team will be exhibiting at the LASBM Conference at Samlesbury Hotel on the 17th October.

The main speaker will be Vic Goddard (Education Essex), as well as the Education Funding Agency’s Chief Financial Officer, Simon Parkes, along with NASBM’s Executive Director, Stephen Morales as well as other interesting speakers and workshops. To find out more please click here.

 

Forbes becomes Apprenticeship Ambassador

Joanne Pickering of Forbes Solicitors has been invited to become a North West Ambassador for the National Apprenticeship Service. Joanne, Director of HR, Training & Quality at Forbes Solicitors, will act as an advocate of the National Apprenticeship Service, using........to read the full article please click here.

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