Train staff to avoid litigation

28th September 2001 at 01:00
CHERIE Booth has called on councils to look at ways to minimise the risk of legal challenge against themselves or staff. Speaking at the Education Law Update Conference, the Prime Minister's wife said: "Litigation is not the solution to every situation. Authorities need to ensure they have mechanisms for reducing the risk of legal challenge. Training of staff also needs to be ensured, especially for those involved in areas where there is the greatest risk of legal challenge."

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