Posted on January 8, 2018 by Simon Randall in SBS Online.
This weekend we have released updated values for support staff national pay scales effective from 1st April 2018.
The new scales are STC (subject to confirmation) while we wait for official news about the rates in Inner London, Outer London and London Fringe, and indeed until unions accept the pay offer. In the meantime, the percentage increases applied to Main region rates have also been applied to the other three regions.
The increase for April 2018 is 2% except points 6 to 19 which have been increased on a sliding percentage of between 9.191% on point 6 and 3.734% on point 19.
Once all the new scale point values are confirmed across all regions, we will remove the ‘STC’ and notify you. Users can apply this table now if they wish to, but it should be noted that budgets may change slightly if we need to amend the rates later.
The pay offer for support staff also contains recommendations for April 2019. With regard to this, we need to address the fact that some points have been collapsed and a brand-new scale has been suggested. Once we have developed a method to assist users adapting to this new scale in the software, we will tell you more very soon.
For more information on teacher pay scales and how to apply them to your budget scenarios, please visit your SBS Online planner and see the ‘Latest News’ section in the home screen.
If you have any questions, please call the Service Desk on 0345 222 1551 • Option 8
Posted on November 3, 2016 by Simon Randall in SBS Online.
The latest update to SBS Online contains some improvements to parent planners of Multi-school trusts, new rounding options and a new set of tooltips on parent planners. Trust Schools In the ‘Multi-school’ module, under ‘Trust schools’, users will be able to see the name of the published budget for each school. Parent planners will now […]
Posted on September 7, 2016 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
The latest update to SBS Online contains some improvements to service term management, cost centre usage and new functionality for Multi-Academy Trusts. Multiple Budget Codes to Service Terms It is now required that users map service terms to three budget codes simultaneously: Basic pay budget code National Insurance budget code Superannuation budget code For schools […]
Posted on July 28, 2016 by Simon Randall in SBS Online.
Our latest release provides further improvements to SBS Online: Outturn reporting We have added a new feature to show the previous year’s outturn. Simply go to ‘Settings > Budgets’, click on ‘edit’ and tick the ‘Show outturn’ option. This will insert a column in your budget entries and a number of reports. If your planner […]
Posted on July 11, 2016 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
Our latest release includes a new budget monitoring report, several more improvements to SBS Online and some minor bug fixes. Budget Profile report This new report works in conjunction with your budget entries and budget monitor. The Budget Profile report offers a clear picture of how you are tracking against your budget on a month by […]
Posted on December 17, 2015 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
Our new SBS Online update contains several improvements, plus some bug fixes. Theme selector Choose how your SBS Online planner looks by selecting a different theme. By default, one of the new themes has already been selected for you – ‘Modern’. To change your theme, simply click on your username in the top-right corner and […]
Posted on August 6, 2015 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
Hope you are enjoying some hard-earned time off over the summer! We’ve released a new SBS Online update. It contains a range improvements with the two major features being Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and more powerful analysis tags. KPIs Under the ‘Planning’ menu item, you will see ‘Key Performance Indicators’ where you can choose from […]
Posted on July 9, 2015 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
We held our first SBS Online webinar on Wednesday 8th July. It gave users a tour of the features of the new release. Missed it? No problem. Here’s a recording of the webinar so that you can watch it at your leisure. Stay tuned to this blog for future webinars covering new SBS Online content.