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The employment case of The Chief Constable of Norfolk v Lisa Coffey was recently heard by the Court of Appeal, the latest stop in its route from the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. The appeal was dismissed. Lisa Coffey, is a police officer in the...

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Logjam in the Employment Tribunal

It is reasonable to assume that anyone who has recently come in contact with the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability) will be aware of the backlog which is routinely causing delays in getting cases heard.  These difficulties are being caused...

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Dismissal and Evangelising

Kuteh v Dartford And Gravesham NHS Trust [2019] EWCA Civ 818 is a reminder that although s10 The Equality Act 2010 protects religion and belief, this doesn’t mean that an employee who defies their employers instructions and evangelises is not immune from dismissal....

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School Related Anxiety

Does the decision to ensure that a child or young person’s special educational needs be met otherwise than in a school, early year’s provision or post 16-institution have to take into account school-related anxiety? Yes, according to the decision in  M v Hertfordshire...

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SEND Single Route of Redress National Trial

The single route of redress national trial extends the power of the special educational needs and disability (SEND) tribunal. This means that as part of a special educational appeal, the SEND tribunal will be able to make non-binding recommendations on the health and...

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Transport and Special Educational Provision

Many children and young persons need transport to and from school, but can this be described as special educational provision and therefore be included in section F of an Education Health and Care plan (“EHCp”) in order to meet a clearly identified and related need in...

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