Secretary of State for Education extends eligibility for free nursery places for 2 year olds in No Recourse to Public Funds ('NRPF') households following successful judicial review challenge Background In 2014 the government introduced an entitlement to free early education places for two years olds from low-income...

Following a claim for judicial review the Secretary of State for Education has confirmed that many more 2-year-olds from the poorest families will be entitled to a free nursery place. In 2014 the government announced funding for a ‘fairness premium’ which entitled all disadvantaged 2-year-olds to...

This month we welcome two new interns to Matthew Gold & Company as part of the University of Sussex First Generation Scholars scheme: Remi Gibbons and Hollie Tompkins. The scheme offers financial support for students with a household income under £42,875 per year, plus non-financial benefits to...