Remember the boiling frog analogy? Climate change has been a slow boil of an issue for decades. Covid made us sit up and realise that we are at boiling point, ...
Preiskel & Co
On 27 September, the week-long EU General Court hearings began in order to hear Google's appeal against the European Commission's 2018 decision which found that Google had abused...
The European Chemicals Agency has launched a new online database called ‘SCIP', which is short for ‘Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products)'.
Over the summer, the European Commission proposed a new General Product Safety Regulation, which has major ramifications for anyone in the products supply chain.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") has recently published its final guidance on misleading green claims. The Green Claims Code ("the Code") aims to help businesses comply...
The Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has updated the rules for academy trusts considering making a special severance payment to a member of staff.
What are students' union permitted to do? With the world's leaders descending on Glasgow in November for the latest COP summit, many students' unions and their societies will be gearing up to take action on climate change.
Panic buying has a rich history. In the early 1960s the Cuban missile crisis resulted in a rush on stores and in particular tinned goods.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is on the agenda of many boards nationwide. Organisations are working out what EDI means in the context of their own sector and how they can work towards encouraging a more equitable culture.
The High Court recently handed down judgment in R. (on the application of CHF) -v- Newick CE Primary School setting out the legal position for mandatory off-site education...
BCL Solicitors LLP
Against the background of the UK's aim to achieve net carbon neutrality by 2050 and an increasing awareness of climate change and other ESG issues impacting consumer choices BCL partner...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
This week, the CMA launched its eagerly anticipated Green Claims Code. The new Code comes ahead of a clampdown by the CMA on misleading and ambiguous green claims, including online or offline claims.
The Government announced on 13 September its decision to offer the Covid vaccine to all children aged 12 to 15.
The direction to off-site provision is distinct from the headteacher's ability to exclude a pupil from school on a temporary or permanent basis.
Insufficient funding within special educational needs (SEN) has been a consistent theme for many years.
During the Covid-19 pandemic the Court embraced technology.
On 12 May 2021, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill was introduced to Parliament, to tackle what the government refers to as the ‘growing chilling effect on campuses' whereby it feels students and academics are being silenced and censored.
KCSIE is the key piece of statutory guidance that schools and colleges (collectively, ‘schools') must have regard to when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
On 12 May 2021, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill was introduced to Parliament, to tackle what the government refers to as the ‘growing chilling effect on campuses' whereby...
On 29 June 2021, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson launched a call for evidence asking teachers, parents and other staff for their views and policies on managing behaviour ahead of planned updates...