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Guide to seeking high-quality legal advice
With many different providers available, and large amounts of money involved, it's important that schools have access to high-quality, reliable legal advice. Our guide will help you choose the right provider if you don't have one, decide when you need a legal opinion, and prepare for the phone call to get the best advice.
Licence requirements for schools
Find out about some of the most common licences schools are likely to need, including for TV, software, the copyright for music and film, and the copyright for printed and digital material.
Public liability insurance
What is an appropriate level of public liability insurance? This article relays advice from two of our associate education experts on public liability insurance, and points to suggested levels of insurance for schools and external providers in schools.
Risk protection arrangement (RPA)
The RPA will soon be open to maintained schools as well as academies. It's an alternative to commercial insurance and managed by the DfE. Learn what it covers, how much it costs and how to join.
Selling alcohol at school events: licensing
Do we need a licence to sell alcohol at school events? We outline licensing requirements for serving alcohol at one-off events and guidance on applying for a temporary event notice (TEN). You will find information about when a TEN is required, how to apply, and storing and displaying the notice.
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