A major report – Safe from Harm – released today by West London law firm IBB Solicitors and undertaken by legal research company Jures looks at the effectiveness of the legislation that was introduced to protect children in the wake of the murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
With economic conditions remaining tough, it is likely that many Heads and Governing Bodies have by now considered who their possible merger partners might be. Anecdotally, the most common reason to consider merger is in response to financial crisis. There are other schools who are using the financial situation to ‘acquire’ competing schools or who are coming together in federated structures to benefit from more dynamic and strategic leadership and achieve efficiencies.
An explanation on what exactly a limited liability partnership involves, and looking into the frequently asked questions that people have about setting one up.
The Companies Act 2006 will increase shareholders' rights to bring an action against directors for breach of their duties to a company.
Malcolm Underhill, APIL accredited brain injury specialist writes on cycle safety.
The recent introduction of the Charitable Incorporated Organisation, or CIO, provides the opportunity for charity Trustees to consider a new structure that can reduce the burden of administration and risk to Trustees.
Andrew Olins, Commercial Property Litigation partner with IBB who acted for CGU in this matter, reports on the significance of the case
SMEs are at the heart of the EU's drive to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world.
Personal injury claims for stress fall into two broad categories. The first category comprises of cases where the claimant becomes ill due to, for example, working long hours or is inadequately trained. These cases could be termed as pure stress at work.. The second category of cases are bullying or harassment claims
Work related stress may have a variety of ramifications for both the employer and employee. Employers should become familiarised with their duties and employees can help their situation by recognising symptoms at an early stage.