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

Time off for Religious Festivals

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Many schools may be aware that there are a number of religious festivals that take place at this time of year (or that are due to take place shortly) including Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Eid and Navatri. Read more

Change to Working Time - Applicable only for those without a fixed place of work

Monday, September 14, 2015

Following the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Thursday, you may have seen a lot of information on the news regarding changes to working time and ensuring compliance with the Working Time Regulations. Read more

STPCD 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

The STPCD 2015 was published last week and will become effective on 1 September 2015.  Read more

Employment Law Updates - July 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

As the holidays draw closer we thought we'd provide a brief update on recent developments regarding educational employment matters, please see a summary of these below. Read more

HSE Prosecution - Tallescopes

Friday, July 10, 2015

If your school uses a tallescope or a scaffold tower you should be aware of the following HSE prosecution. Stafford Borough Council was fined after an incident at a theatre in which a worker suffered fractured bones in his back and as a result was unable to bear weight on his right leg for four weeks. Read more

Employment Law Updates - April 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

There are some significant changes to employment law as of 5 April 2015, particularly in the area of family leave. The headline news is the introduction of shared parental leave, but various other changes have also taken effect. 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.

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