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Coronavirus: round-up of HR-related updates

Download our briefing note which summarises the key coronavirus-related HR updates for schools and colleges which you may have missed in recent days

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Consultation suspended: Keeping children safe in education: proposed revisions 2020

The government has announced it has suspended the 2020 Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) consultation due to coronavirus COVID-19.

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New Guidance published 27th March: Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers

In light of COVID-19 the government published interim safeguarding guidance for schools, colleges and other providers on 27th March.

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New Guidance published 24th March: Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings

New Guidance was published on 24th March regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings

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DfE guidance for schools about temporarily closing published 22 March 2020

Additional guidance for schools about temporarily closing published 22 March 2020

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School closures due to coronavirus: DfE advice and latest Q&As

The definition of 'key workers' was published overnight alongside some advice for schools from the DfE

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Temporary changes to DBS ID checking guidance due to coronavirus

As of 19th March, the DBS has made temporary changes to the ID checking guidance, in recognition of the current difficulties caused by the coronavirus outbreak

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Support staff now added to key worker list

The DfE has now added support staff to the list of key workers whose children will have ongoing access to education provision from Monday

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Coronavirus - Updated Q & As

Links to the latest information for schools on dealing with potential exposure to COVID-19 as well as a link to our updated questions and answers on dealing with the staff absence issues that may result

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Service provision in relation to the coronavirus situation

Continuing service provision in response to the Coronavirus

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