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Public Guardian issues code of standards expected of Professional Deputies and Local Authorities

08 July 2015

These standards form an important part of OPG’s improved approach to supporting and supervising professional and public authority deputies.

They set out what is expected of deputies and provide an important checklist of actions and behaviours that every deputy should follow.

Full details of the deputy standards are here



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Can a local authority charge a school or academy where it excludes a pupil?

We look here at local authorities charging schools and academies for permanent exclusions and whether this is allowed by relevant legislation.

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Cyber security update for charities

Identifying the risks and learning how to avoid them.