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Employment law for the education sector: Start of 2017/18 academic year
We have been busy preparing some toolkits ready for the new academic year which we think you will find useful when handling grievances or recruiting apprentices. Download the
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Flint Bishop to present at FASNA multi academy trust forums in 2017
Flint Bishop is due to speak on a FASNA panel forum, focused on conversion, joining, forming and growing a MAT, both in Leicester on 03 October
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Calculating strike pay
How much pay should an educational institution deduct when staff lawfully strike for one day? In the recent Supreme Court decision of Hartley v King
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What to expect in 2017
  As the new term starts and the school plays and Christmas fairs of last term become a distant memory, we take look ahead to
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Framework Agreements: How to contract effectively
The pressure on schools to deliver value for money across the range of goods and services that they procure have never been greater. In an
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Dress codes: what employers can and can’t do
Employers today rarely go out of their way to discriminate against employees but, in an age where ‘looks’ can also be important, how can employers
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Restructures.. What do you need to consider?
  In the past week, the BBC has reported on the growing numbers of schools in financial difficulties, with the Association of School and College
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Teacher’s Pay & Conditions
  Welcome back from the summer break! Now that the new academic year is here, you may be starting to turn your attention to your
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Long-term sickness
  The long-term sickness of staff can cause huge problems for a school. It can be very costly due to long sick pay provisions, can
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Family-friendly rights for educational establishments
Whilst delivering some training on family-friendly rights recently, we discovered that there was some confusion among school leaders about what employees are legally entitled to
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