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Dispute Mediation

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Employment Law Case Review – Martin Mensah

Was the touching of shoulders sexual contact? No. Not in Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd & another UKEAT/0074/19/LA The ET found that the Claimant had been subjected to unwanted physical contact by his team leader. She massaged his shoulders on two or three occasions in the open plan office ...
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SEND

87% of SEND complaints are being upheld by the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman – 2019 report confirms

In its new report 'Not going to plan? - Education, Health and Care plans two years on the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman confirms that it is upholding 87% of complaints relating to SEND disputes. The report confirms that delays of over 1 year when issuing an EHCP are ...
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SEND

Knowsley Council awards SEND Mediation contract to Mediatelegal

Knowsley Council SEND Mediation Contract Award Following a detailed tender process, we are delighted to be awarded the contract to provide mediation and disagreement resolution services for Special Educational Needs & Disabilities disputes in Knowsley. You can find details of our SEND mediation & DRS services here, and details of ...
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SEND

What does the SEND Code of Practice say about Disagreement Resolution Services?

When dealing with Disagreement Resolution Services the SEND Code of Practice contains the following guidance at sections 11.6 - 11.10: - 11.6 Local authorities must make disagreement resolution services available to parents and young people. Use of the disagreement resolution services is voluntary and has to be with the agreement ...
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SEND

When and how do you appeal a decision by the Local Authority in a SEND dispute?

When can you Appeal a decision by the local authority in a SEND dispute? You can appeal a decision your LA makes if:- Your EHC Needs Assessment request has been rejected After an EHC Needs Assessment the LA doesn’t offer an EHCP You disagree with the description of the young ...
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SEND

What is an EHCP and when does an EHCP become final?

A basic overview of an EHCP reveals that it sets out: What the Needs of the student are; What the Outcomes should be; & What Provision must be provided in order to support the identified Needs and Outcomes The EHCP is initially written as a draft document, which is then ...
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SEND

How do you request an EHC Needs Assessment or Plan – SEND

If it is believed that a student with SEND might need additional provision which will need an Education Health & Care Plan (EHCP), an assessment can be requested by the parent(s), young person, carers, or school/college. Basically, a Local Authority (LA) must carry out an EHC Needs Assessment if it ...
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SEND

SEN GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS

Annual Review– the local authority is required to perform a review of every EHC plan at least once every 12 months. This is set out in law in the Children & Families Act 2014 Children & Families Act 2014– becoming law on 01 September 2014, this Act establishes the current ...
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Construction

Construction Law Review – What is Practical Completion?

What is ‘practical completion’? In this article, Mediatelegal panel member Ken Salmon, also of Slater Heelis Solicitors, consider recent developments on the legal question of 'practical completion'. There has been plenty of caselaw on this issue - perhaps mediation can be used more often to explore an alternate approach to ...
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S. Devaney 17th December 2015

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