Cyber Attack: Are your IT policies up to scratch?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

With the recent worldwide cyber-attack hitting the news, many of us will be turning our attention to IT security and the proper use of our IT systems, especially since it was originally thought that phishing emails were to blame for the virus attack. Read more

Parents can be prosecuted for term time holidays

Monday, May 22, 2017
The Supreme Court has ruled, after a much awaited decision, that parents who take their children out of school to go on holiday can be prosecuted.
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Snow Days

Thursday, January 05, 2017

We hope you all had a restful Christmas break and are looking forward to the new year ahead.
With January now upon us, we thought you might benefit from a reminder of how to deal with disruption caused by adverse weather conditions. Read more

The downside of a Christmas party

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
With the festive season in full swing, many of you will have Christmas parties and celebrations to look forward to with your staff in the run up to the School holidays. It’s a great way to thank them for their efforts, boost morale and for them to let their hair down….but don’t let your guard down!
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School fined for safety failings at summer camp

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

A school in Kent has been fined for safety failings at a summer activity camp after a seven-year-old boy had to be given CPR after coming into difficulty during a swimming lesson. Read more

Disability Discrimination and Protecting Pay

Thursday, October 06, 2016

If you had a teacher who could no longer teach because of a disability and you moved them into a support role, could it be discriminatory not to continue to pay them their previous teacher's salary permanently? According to a recent Employment Appeal Decision, yes, potentially it could. Read more

School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016
As you may be aware, the DfE has now published the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document 2016 (and accompanying guidance) which will come into effect from 1 September 2016. Read more

Multi Academy Trusts - The choice is yours

Friday, April 22, 2016

Over the last 18 months, we've had a growing number of schools contact us about MATs (Multi Academy Trusts). Either about joining one; or because they have been approached by one. So much so, that at times we have felt like a brokerage firm. Read more

Teachers’ Pay Reviews

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

With the end of October rapidly approaching teachers’ annual appraisals should be in full swing, with a view to performance related pay decisions being made shortly. Many appraisals may already in fact be complete and in order to assist Pay Committees and senior staff with the final stage in the process we have set out some tips below: Read more

End of year reviews and target setting – get SMART!

Monday, October 12, 2015

Now that the new academic year is in full swing, it is important for line managers to meet with members of teaching staff to conclude the appraisal cycle for the academic year 2014/15 and set new targets for the upcoming academic year. Read more


Don't forget...

.... that our HR Advisory service now includes an annual visit to your school.  You can use this visit to apprise us of any new developments in your school or alternatively to assist you with any HR issues that are better dealt with face to face.

There is no extra cost for this visit and it is available to all HR Advisory clients old and new.  If you would like to book a visit by one of our consultants to your school, please contact us on 0845 459 7013.

"Having worked with Judicium for some time now, we are completely satisfied with the response time and level of professional expertise provided by the team. We have received consistent advice and feel totally confident in following through employment matters.” Teresa Phipps, School Business Director - Coleshill Academy

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