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Published: 25 April 2017
Sector: Education

Higher Education Bulletin - April 2017

Welcome to our latest Higher Education Bulletin!

In this month's edition:

The hidden menace – indirect discrimination
A reminder of the key principles of indirect discrimination following a recent Supreme Court decision

A reminder to be careful when dealing with clauses which exclude liability
A recent case which found a clause excluding liability to be reasonable despite the fact that it sought to exclude liability for death and personal injury 

Accountability for public bodies: preventing abuses of power
A discussion on the duty to give reasons for decisions with reference to two planning cases 

Focus on indirect discrimination
The Supreme Court explains that a blanket test for promotion could be considered discriminatory

"We're excited about working with Shakespeare Martineau to show
how integral teamwork is in both sporting and business
environments. We also share similar beliefs when it comes to
fostering upcoming talent."

Paul Blanchard, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Games England