Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal guidance & FAQs for colleges

Since the Secretary of State announced the nationwide closure of education institutions from Monday 23 March 2020, colleges have had to quickly transform their operations. Over the past month, colleges have shown an impressive ability to adapt to minimise disruption to learners, largely moving teaching from face-to-face to virtual classes.

These Q&As contain general observations and guidance for colleges that cover the legal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please find the range of areas in the left-hand menu (or above if you are on your mobile phone).

Stone King staff have full remote access and we are operating business as usual, and will continue to support our clients fully through the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any specific queries or would like legal advice, please contact Tom Morrison or Ciara Campfield, or contact the Stone King colleagues named on the linked web pages.

To keep fully up-to-date with the latest developments in the Education Sector, please check the current advice published by the Department for Education for colleges and other educational settings, available here.

The law and practice referred to in this article or webinar has been paraphrased or summarised. It might not be up-to-date with changes in the law and we do not guarantee the accuracy of any information provided at the time of reading. It should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice in relation to a specific set of circumstances.

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