Coronavirus

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Is there any guidance about recruitment during lockdown (i.e. should Schools be avoiding face-to-face interviews)?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Unions have expressed concerns about the wellbeing of teachers undertaking remote learning and some unions have their own remote learning checklist; does the guidance assist with this?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Does the guidance cover anything about employees undertaking different roles?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    What mental health support is available to employees in Schools?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    What is the guidance for BAME employees?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Should those who are clinically vulnerable attend work?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Can employees attend work if they live with someone that is clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV)?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Is the socially distancing guidance any different in terms of employees working with pupils?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    What guidance is there about the use of bubbles or rotas?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    What guidance is available to Schools about the new national lockdown?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Refusal to work, Third National Lockdown

    A Teaching Assistant told me they were enacting S.44 and would support key worker and vulnerable children, but are now saying that they won’t. Can I insist that they come into work?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Refusal to work, Third National Lockdown

    Does a person have to actually cite S.44 to not attend work under the ERA, or can they just say that they feel unsafe coming into work?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Pay Queries, Refusal to work, Third National Lockdown

    Should I still pay someone who enacts S.44 if there is no work for them to do from home?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Refusal to work, Third National Lockdown

    Can someone who enacts S.44 refuse to work from home?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Refusal to work, Third National Lockdown

    Can I expect someone who cites S.44 to work from home?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Absence and Cover, Pay Queries, Third National Lockdown

    How should absence, as a result of Coronavirus, be recorded for payroll purposes through the EPM portal where the employee is shielding and not able to work from home?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Where an employee, due to the nature of their job, is unable to work from home, should they still be paid if they are not able to attend work for health reasons?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Can I extend an employee’s probationary period due to the third national lockdown?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Third National Lockdown

    Can those who are clinically extremely vulnerable and clinically vulnerable attend work during the third national lockdown?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Education restrictions, Third National Lockdown

    During the third national lockdown will Schools still be partially open?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, General FAQs, Re-opening Schools

    How does the latest government announcement affect Schools?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Pay Queries

    What pay are casual workers entitled to if the School is partially closed?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Is there additional funding available for Schools, to compensate for any extra staffing costs incurred, due to opening during the School holiday periods?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    What is the position of Newly Qualified Teacher’s (NQT’s) whose induction may be extended, due to absence, or where an assessment is required whilst the School is not fully open?

    Safer Recruitment, Coronavirus, School Closure

    What about DBS requirements for employees working elsewhere?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Can we ask employees to work at another site/School during this crisis?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    I have an employee who has left the country or moved to a different location. How do I deal with this?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    What can I do about agency workers?

    Safer Recruitment, Coronavirus, School Closure

    Can I undertake a job selection process during the partial School closure period and if so, how do I go about it?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Which pupils should still be attending School?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Furlough

    How does furlough leave affect our School during the partial re-opening?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    We were undertaking, or need to undertake, a restructure which may result in redundancies. Can we still do this?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Lockdown, Third National Lockdown

    We were undertaking employment procedures with an employee. What is the position now?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Can I require employees to undertake duties in relation to non-attending pupils?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Pay Queries

    What pay are employees entitled to if the School is partially closed?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Can I require employees to work during the Easter holidays if required?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    Can an employee currently on maternity leave return early if the School is not fully open?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    What happens if an employee objects to working on or after 23 March 2020?

    Coronavirus, School Closure

    If an employee has booked annual leave, but your School is not fully open, are they able to claim this back?

    Coronavirus, School Closure, Pay Queries

    What is the process for paying new starters, due to join after the Easter break, if our School is not open/fully open?