Recruitment and Selection Procedures: In-depth

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Systematic processes should be used to select and recruit staff who are suited to the job and the wider needs of the school. Care should be taken to ensure child welfare and avoid unlawful discrimination at all stages.

Contracts of Employment: In-depth

Friday, July 1, 2022

This topic explains employers’ duties regarding employment contracts and written statements of particulars and also covers the implications of changing the terms of an employee’s contract.

Discrimination and Equality: In-depth

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The Equality Act 2010, the main provisions of which came into force on 1 October 2010, consolidated and repealed all the previous anti-discrimination laws and sought to express the law on equality and discrimination in simpler terms.

Slips and Trips: In-depth

Friday, June 24, 2022

Slips and trips are some of the most common causes of injuries at work. They can result in both minor and major injuries and can even be fatal, especially where falls from height are involved.

Fire Safety: In-depth

Friday, June 24, 2022

Schools of all type must have appropriate fire safety policies and procedures in place.

Workplace Environment: In-depth

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The work environment, regardless of the work being done, impacts on employees’ health and safety. Protecting the health and safety of workers will, in the majority of work situations, require an examination of the task, the equipment and substances used, and the hazards and assessed risks involved.