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Health and Safety Law

Institutions have a legal duty in terms of Health and Safety legislation to protect staff, students and others from any reasonably foreseeable harm as well as a common law duty of care towards staff, students and others.

 

Guide to Social Networking in the Workplace

ACAS guide offers practical tips on the impact of social networking on discipline and grievances, bullying, defamation, data protection and privacy.

Equality Act 2010 - A Summary Guide for Public Sector Organisations

Guidance for public sector organisationsaims to make current equality law more consistent, clearer and easier to follow in order to make society fairer.

JISC Techdis

JISC Techdis, a JISC Advance service, works with the HE and FE sector in the UK in the field of accessibility and inclusion.

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Health and Safety Newslinks

Keeping Young Learners Safe in Education - Guidance

All school and college staff have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which people can learn.

New Guidance for HE in Handling External Speakers

This guidance from Universities UK provides a framework for institutions to review and improve their own procedures when inviting external speakers to their university.

Smartphones - Guidance on How to Protect Information

The ICO has released guidance on how information on smartphones can be kept more safely and securely.

Training Vital when Using Twitter and Facebook

Misuse of social media puts the integrity of the institution at risk.

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Recent JISC Legal Events
HEA Academy - Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum Lunchbyte (24 April 2014, Online)

This webinar will provide a brief Introduction to Jisc Services, and will offer an overview of the extensive range of resources that can assist in exploiting both technologies and effective practice in order to embed inclusion into everyday practice.
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