Changes announced to Tier 2 visa thresholds

18 March 2019

Under changes to the Immigration rules announced last week, the Home Office is to extend the salary exemption in the Tier 2 (General) visa so that the NHS and schools can continue to attract and hire experienced teachers, nurses and paramedics from overseas.

World Book Day — who are you dressing as this year?

28 February 2019

Looking at the Argos World Book Day for adults website, it looks as though teachers will have a fairly limited choice of celebrating the day as either Harry Potter or Mary Poppins with a brave few opting to arrive as Mr Twit or Willy Wonka.

Check those agency fees!

28 February 2019

Schools looking to take on supply teachers and agency workers can now find out how much different suppliers charge for their services.

Chronic stress levels 40% higher in working mums

6 February 2019

Researchers have warned that biological markers for chronic stress are 40% higher in women bringing up two children while working full time, but added that flexible working arrangements with reduced hours can reduce stress levels.