Posted on March 2, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
The Green Book, which applies to all support staff working in schools, has been updated to reflect the changes introduced since the existing 2005 version was published.
The updated Green Book Conditions of Service document now includes:
- All pay scales and allowances from 1997 to 2017 inclusive
- The revised maternity scheme, which was introduced in 2009
- The increase in the minimum annual leave entitlement, which increased from 20 to 21 days in 2009
- The updated NJC job evaluation scheme guidance, which was introduced in 2013
You do not need to take any action as there are no new changes.
The updated version of the Green Book Conditions of Service document is now available for download.
Download now! →
For more information and advice on the document please contact the Service Desk on 0345 222 1551 • Option 6 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on January 13, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Gender pay gap reporting webinar We uncovered a useful webinar on gender pay gap reporting by XpertHR which might be of interest to a number of academies and independent schools. The aim of the webinar, which takes place on Wednesday 8 February at 2pm – 3pm, is to help you determine whether or not your organisation […]
Posted on January 6, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Statutory maternity and sick pay rates for 2017/18 The government has recently announced the changes to statutory maternity and sick pay rates in 2017. This includes adoption, paternity and shared parental pay. The weekly rate for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay will increase from £139.58 to £140.98 with effect from 2 April 2017. […]
Posted on December 14, 2016 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Workplace issues this Christmas With Christmas just round the corner employers need to prepare for some familiar workplace issues, whether its unauthorised absence over the Christmas period or bad behaviour at the office party. This podcast from XpertHR provides advice on what information schools can send out before the Christmas party to advise employees of […]
Posted on November 30, 2016 by Stephen Dolman in HR & Payroll.
The Apprenticeship Levy is a new government initiative announced in the 2015 Summer Budget that will come into force from April 2017. It is in effect a payroll tax that will apply to large organisations – this includes small organisations that are part of a larger organisation such as a local authority or a Multi-Academy […]
Posted on November 10, 2016 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Don’t have the time to call HMRC and wait on hold for what feels like forever to check your tax code or inform them of a change of address? HMRC have now created the personal tax account service which allows you to check the main information they hold for you. This service enables you to: […]
Posted on October 17, 2016 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
A snippet from the HR Resource Centre toolkit on stress management Employers have a legal duty of care to identify potential causes of stress and manage the impact of stress on employees. How to recognise signs of stress Many employees will feel under pressure from time to time in the normal course of their duties, […]
Posted on October 11, 2016 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
You may already be aware that the government have recently announced a number of proposed changes to childcare in 2017. The main change is the introduction of tax-free childcare, which will replace the existing employer-supported scheme. This means that for the first time a childcare scheme is going to be available to self-employed parents. It […]
Posted on August 11, 2016 by Becky Hall in HR & Payroll.
HR Policy Audit and Review – Autumn Offer Ensure your policies are up to date and legally compliant with a bespoke audit – just £499! Full review of up to 10 existing policies Assess content taking into account latest legislation, ACAS best practice and legal compliance Ensure a fair balance of the needs of the school […]
Posted on July 11, 2016 by Becky Hall in HR & Payroll.
Safer Recruitment Training for Schools SBS provides expert guidance to ensure you are confident and compliant in your recruitment Paragraph 43 of the DfE statutory safeguarding guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education, explains how governing bodies and proprietors of schools should prevent people who pose a risk from working with children. It notes that the […]