NLW will rise to £8.72 in April 2020

2 January 2020

The Government has, in its response to the Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2019 recommendations, confirmed the new increased rates of National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW). These new rates will be effective from 1 April 2020.

Long hours a fact of life for teachers

4 October 2019

New research shows that one in four teachers are working more than 60 hours a week. Their average term-time working week is 47 hours, rising to 50 hours during the summer term, a report from the UCL Institute of Education has revealed.

Appeal Court rules on minimum annual leave

23 August 2019

A Court of Appeal ruling in a case concerning a music teacher's holiday pay has been hailed as a landmark decision by the public service union Unison.