New guidelines issued to remove rogue governors

The Department of Education has issued new guidelines which allow elected governors to be removed if needed. Previously this has not been possible. Headteachers have campaigned for the rules to be amended so that, in rare cases where this affects the running of the school, action can be taken. The new section dictates the conditions that must be present in order for the suspension to occur.

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Paw-ternity leave

When staff are appointed its best practice to include a probationary period to ensure you’ve appointed the right employee with the right skills and experience to carry out the role effectively.

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Reforms to IR35 legislation

IR35 is also known as ‘intermediaries legislation’. It’s a set of rules that affect tax and National Insurance contributions if an individual is contracted to work for a client through an intermediary. Changes will take effect from 6th April 2017, read more about the changes.

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