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Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

27 Jan

Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

The Welsh Government has announced that responsibility for setting teachers’ pay and conditions in Wales is to be devolved.

The future of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB)

11 Nov

The future of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB)

” What is clear to us is that both the Review Body and the national pay structure fulfil a crucial role and that the inclusion of academies in the process, rather than the exclusion of a review body, is the way forward.”

What is the impact of ageing on a teacher’s ability to work longer?

29 Jul

What is the impact of ageing on a teacher’s ability to work longer?

The Teachers Working Longer Review (WLR) Steering Group (England and Wales).

Changes to National Insurance contributions and the State Pension

20 Apr

Changes to National Insurance contributions and the State Pension

Changes to National Insurance contributions associated with introduction of ‘Single Tier State Pension’

Workplace pensions for nannies

25 Feb

Workplace pensions for nannies

The Government has been running a TV advertising campaign about workplace pensions that appears to suggest that this affects nannies immediately – this is not the case. This is being rolled out and does not come into effect for nannies until 1 May 2017 at the earliest.