Court of Appeal uses EU directives to outlaw discrimination in university and college work placements. 23 June 2016   A gap in the legislation relating to discrimination in vocational training…

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Court of Appeal decide case of Talia Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 23rd June 2016 which could have been decided differently after Brexit!  …

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The Court of Appeal heard the appeal from the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 4th May 2016.…

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Bailey Wright & Co continue to have a good 2015 with recognition for their education law work by being awarded UK Education Law Firm of the Year 2015.

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Congratulations to all award winners at the event on 24 October 2015 held at The Hilton Metropole, N.E.C Birmingham. We are proud to announce our achievement of the Law Firm…

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The Court of Appeal was unable to hear the appeal on 1st or 2nd July 2015 and the matter has therefore been re-listed on the first available date which, unfortunately,…

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From 1st September, children with statements of special educational needs (SEN), Learning Difficulties Assessments and those with Education Health and Care (EHC) plans issued before 1st September 2014 will start…

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The Government recently published new statutory guidance applying to all exclusions which occur after 5th January 2015.  The new guidance was to replace the previous 2012 guidance, which remains current.…

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Employment Law Update – Students on placements – Blackwood v Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust.   The appeal against the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision to dismiss Miss Blackwood’s…

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A student nurse has been granted permission to appeal against the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal made on 22nd September 2014.  The Employment Appeal Tribunal dismissed the student nurse’s…

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