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How important are post employment confidentiality clauses?

How important are post employment confidentiality clauses?

Confidentiality… How important are post employment confidentiality clauses in Early Years? Don’t breach my confidentiality! is a plea many an employer makes when they take on a new member of staff. The question of whether employees in general should have...
It took a stick to shift it from the toilet bowl

It took a stick to shift it from the toilet bowl

You have to love social media. Some days when I read the daily round up of posts from Early Years’ Managers one post will stick out as you can picture the scene that led to the manager posting it. Today’s one that did just that. It was about a Pre-school...
Handling a Flexible Working Request

Handling a Flexible Working Request

Flexible Working Request Regulations Updated With effect from 30th June 2014 every employee now has the statutory right to request flexible working. All they need is just 26 weeks service with the employer. Before June 2014, the right was only offered to carers and...

Managing the impact of teacher’s strike action on your setting

Next Tuesday 5th July 2016, teachers who are members of the NUT may respond to their union’s call for strike action and not be in work. This may mean that schools will be advising parents in the next 24 hours if there is no school for their children on the 5th...

Flexible Working Regulations Revised

Did you know that from 30th June 2014 every employee has the statutory right to request flexible working after they have just 26 weeks service with the employer. Before June 2014, the right was only offered to carers and parents, (with 6 months service) who had...

Disciplinary Hearing Checklist

Meetings rarely proceed in a neat fashion with orderly stages. Here a Disciplinary Hearing Checklist to use to get your disciplinary hearing off to a good start. If the employee has not brought an accompaniment – check that they do not want one and that they are happy...