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Anxious Staff
HR & Development
Emma Long

Supporting anxious staff

It is estimated that in any given week in England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem like anxiety or depression. In this blog, we provide

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Criminal Record Checks
HR & Development
Nicki Harris

Dealing with Criminal Record Checks

The processing of DBS checks is standard business for schools with virtually all posts being exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offender Act, enabling enhanced DBS checks to be sought. In

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HR performance management review
HR & Development
Nicki Harris

Performance Appraisal During the Pandemic

Performance management. legal requirements. There has been no change to the statutory requirement for Maintained Schools to operate the performance management regulations for teachers during the pandemic

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HR health and safety concerns
HR & Development
Nicki Harris

Key HR issues for schools during Lockdown

Who can attend work?. The categories of staff who are advised not to attend work are more limited than in the first lockdown with Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) staff and in most cases those over 28 weeks of pregnancy advised…

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