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March reopening: updated HR advice published

Further to the Prime Minister’s announcement about the reopening of schools from 8th March we have published updated HR advice on the staffing implications, reflecting the latest DfE guidance

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Reopening of schools on 8th March 2021

As you will be aware, on 22nd February 2021 the Prime Minister announced that schools and FE colleges will reopen to all pupils on 8th March

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NJC for Local Government Services 2021 pay claim

The pay claim for 2021-22 calls for a headline pay increase of at least 10%

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Updated government guidance on supplier relief and payment of supply teachers

New and updated guidance has been published covering how schools should support suppliers through the pandemic as well as revised advice on supply teachers and other contingent workers

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January news round-up

An assortment of updates and links to new or updated information and advice

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Keeping Children Safe in Education – new consultation for 2021

Find out more about the latest consultation on changes to 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'

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Government guidance for schools on national lockdown published

DfE guidance for schools during the national lockdown has just been published

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Further information and advice on national lockdown guidance for schools

Further to the earlier publication of revised government guidance for schools, we have now published updated advice on the HR and workforce implications

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New National Lockdown

Due to rapidly escalating Covid-19 infection rates, the government has announced a new national lockdown for England effective 5 January 2021.

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Updates during the school closure period

A summary of relevant government updates issued during the school closure period with implications for the schools workforce and the debate surrounding the opening of primary schools to all pupils in some Tier 4 areas on 4 January 2021.

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