Developing, monitoring and reviewing employment issues for all staff in schools

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Human Resources Advisory Support

The HR advisory support team

We provide a comprehensive, experienced and professional addition in advising your school in employment/staffing matters.

Our approach is a personalised one with access to named contacts who are able to visit when required.  We aim to build strong working relationships, being guided by you as to how we can best support and advise you. We:

  • provide professional and pragmatic advice covering a vast array of employment related situations
  • assist you in managing your staff and negotiating with trade unions
  • provide a termly update/Newsletter on service updates, employment matters including forthcoming legislative changes and impact of emerging case law
  • provide advice and guidance on employment issues which arise including absence, grievance, disciplinary, TUPE, redundancy and reorganisation, this will include attendance at formal consultation meetings relating to these
  • provide advice and guidance relating to capability, dignity at work, disciplinary, grievance, absence and other situations, this will include attendance at formal meetings relating to these
  • provide advice and guidance to Governors or the Head Teacher at formal hearings and appeals
  • provide advice and guidance on the creation and application of pay policy, including updated advice as a result of DfE changes
  • provide advice regarding exit strategies including the initial drafting of settlements under current government legislation and negotiate terms with trade unions
  • provide advice on the management of employment tribunal applications
  • provide advice regarding safer employment and procedures around positive DBS checks
  • will work to mutually agreed timeframes to support you in achieving your objectives and ambitions.

This is just some of the support we can offer you.

Why choose us?

We offer schools specialist advice, guidance and knowledge with extensive experience of working with schools within the team. We offer a professional, proactive and flexible service priding itself on the relationship that is built up with each other.


Charges are dependent on the level of support required – quotations can be provided on request.

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Customer feedback

"Can I just say how much I have enjoyed and appreciated having HR support that has increased credibility, accessibility and makes me feel better supported.... it has been a pleasure to work with you."

Customer feedback

"I would like to put it on record my sincere thanks for the excellent level of service you have always provided. You have been attentive, responsible and reliable and this has been of great assistance to us. Please keep up the good work."


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