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Social media: Protecting schools and staff from online abuse

The rise in popularity of social media means messages and opinions can be shared and spread at an unprecedented rate. Whilst this is often convenient, allowing us to keep up to date with global events in real time, it also brings with it issues previously unseen: the setting up of fake profiles aimed at harming individuals and businesses and the spread of malicious rumours at the touch of a button. Schools are not immune to these issues which can cause distress and harm to targeted staff members. What should schools do?

National law firm Stone King secures major hires and announces raft of partner promotions

Stone King is delighted to announce that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of Charity and Social Enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, and commercial property lawyer Caroline Taylor, formerly partner at Michelmores LLP, have joined the national law firm as partners. The firm has also made five new partner promotions across the business.

Michael King retires from Stone King after guiding the law firm for more than 40 years

After more than four decades with Stone King, having been instrumental in its growth and prosperity, Michael King is bidding a fond farewell and retiring from the national law firm.

Michael has led Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise Group, been Senior Partner and Chairman and been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth in London, having established its first office there in 1990.


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