Human Resources / Staffing / Payroll

Our support for HR is wide-ranging, focussed and practical; built on a good working relationship with and thorough knowledge of our academies. Nothing is too problematic or insignificant. We provide advice over the phone, through face-to-face meetings and over MS Teams / Zoom. Support includes the following:

  • Strategic HR advice
  • Headteacher / Deputy Headteacher recruitment (led by the Trust)
  • CEO attendance at Headteacher’s Performance Management
  • Negotiations with Unions
  • CPD/training opportunities for Local School board members and staff
  • Review of HR practice and disseminating best practice
  • Advice and support to Headteachers and Local School boards so they can carry out their responsibilities
  • Access to specialist HR legal advisers
  • Support with day-to-day HR queries
  • Payroll and pension queries
  • Staff contracts
  • Support with any necessary staff re-structuring
  • Support with staffing recruitment processes including attendance at interviews, if desired
  • Staff performance management / professional reviews
  • Guidance on maternity / paternity leave
  • Supporting return to work initiatives
  • Allegations against staff
  • Whistleblowing
  • Managing disputes / capability / redundancies

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