14
JAN
2016
DBS Checks for Schools converting to an Academy DBS Checks for Schools

Are you forming a Multi-Academy Trust or converting to an Academy?

When forming a Multi-Academy trust or converting to an Academy we know it is essential that the following questions receive detailed consideration: Do you need support answering the above...
03
DEC
2015
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The Fit for Work Service

Eleven Fit for Work Services received short-term ‘pump prime’ funding from central Government until March 2011. Seven of those pilots were awarded additional funding to continue until...
19
NOV
2015
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Introducing and Using a Dress Code Policies in Schools and Academies

With many schools and academies promoting strict dress or uniform codes for students it is no wonder that it is increasingly common to find that dress codes are being drawn up for staff to...
05
NOV
2015
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Dismissing an Individual On Long Term Sick Leave

Issues an Employer Must Consider Before Dismissing an Individual On Long-Term Sick Leave A recent decision of an Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has reinforced the issues an employer must...
03
NOV
2015

Why Access HR?

In the past two years Enlightened HR has been commissioned to carry out HR audits by Multi-Academy Trusts, individual Academies and Free Schools. With nearly 40 of these audits completed we have...
02
NOV
2015

ACCESS HR

We are launching a new HR support service exclusively dedicated to education. As an Academy or School Business Manager or an Administrator with a responsibility for HR you may feel under-prepared...
30
SEP
2015
Criminal Disclosure in Schools - CLPD

Criminal Disclosure in Schools – CLPD

Common Law Police Disclosure There have been recent changes to the guidance for employers and police contained in the Common Law Police Disclosure (CLPD). This replaces the guidance in the...
23
SEP
2015

Right to Work in the UK

Right to Work in the UK – Best Practice for Employers The dominant political and media issue over the Summer has been migrants seeking to gain entry to the UK, mainly via Calais.  This has once...
16
SEP
2015
Social Media in Schools

Education Sector – The Use of Social Media in Schools

Staff, Governors and Volunteers – The Use of Social Media in Schools At its very best the huge growth in popularity of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc....