Practice Notes: Education

Child’s play

The court’s reaction against the ‘cotton wool’ culture in Orchard will make it difficult for schools to argue that children can be held negligent when play

28 Apr 2009

Justified aims

Paul Stanley considers whether the compulsory retirement age ruling is compatible with UK regulations, the binding force of unpublished rules and the right

07 Apr 2009

Not just an empty shell

The Register of Mergers provides a perfect solution in principle to charities that have merged to continue receiving future gifts made to their predecessor

24 Mar 2009

Dangerous minds

The ‘directing mind’ defence has survived the judgment in Ferguson but to escape liability large companies will need to consider the relevant statute, says

24 Mar 2009

The silk route

There is pressure to but few women are applying for silk and more can be done to increase diversity, says Kate Thirlwall Q

24 Mar 2009


When faced with tenants who cannot pay at a time when rents are set to fall, it may be wiser currently for commercial landlords to reach an agreement with

24 Feb 2009

West Midlands

Mid-weight firms are feeling the strain but are confident a focused and more innovative approach to client relations will get them through the downturn. Je

17 Feb 2009

Fiduciary duties on trial

While trustees are being encouraged to review and diversify investments, they must adhere to their duty to seek professional advice, says Davi

17 Feb 2009

The new low-carbon diet

Despite the economic downturn, with buildings the source of approximately half of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions, and construction the source of about o

20 Jan 2009

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