The following Local Government practice note Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Victoria Hatton of Browne Jacobson LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch 17 Pt 1–Sch 17 Pt 3, among other measures, make provision to require temporary closure of educational institutions and to make temporary continuity directions relation to childcare, education and training by way of statutory instruments and/or guidance. For further information as to the current impact on this content, see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—education tracker.
This Practice Note applies in England only. There are no free schools in Wales. Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation and funding of new free schools apply only in England.
This new category of independent school was created in 2010. Free schools are technically defined as independent schools, but this independence is from the local authority of the area in which they are situated, not from the state. Free schools are funded and regulated by the Department for Education (DfE) through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
Legally, free schools are academies. They are founded or operated under AcA 2010. One practical difference between most free schools and most academies is that academies tend to be schools which, when founded, replaced earlier maintained schools, usually in the same buildings. Most free schools
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BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on e-money requirements, see Practice Note: Impact of Brexit: Payment services and electronic money directives—quick
This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key characteristics. Specifically:•trespass to land•trespass to the person•privacy/defamation•liability for animals•employers' liability•product
Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor can:•transfer, lease or mortgage inter vivos, or•by will (it passes on intestacy)No cloggingIt is a fundamental principle of a mortgage that there must be no clog
The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS), currently in their 5th edition (2018 revision), are a set of standard conditions which are commonly incorporated into contracts for the sale of residential property. The Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition—2018 Revision) (SCPC) are used for
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