27 JUN 2018
A secondary school is offering parents the chance to take their children out of school for one week in July next year for an "enrichment week", the BBC reports.
30 MAR 2016
With April just around the corner, schools are planning their spending for the next financial year. We know that schools can often be forced to operate under stringent budgets, therefore it is important that they have a staff absence policy in place designed to mitigate the financial risk, minimise disruption and reduce staff absences.
08 MAR 2016
Most of us will feel stress at work in one way or another. Physiological symptoms of stress such as the release of adrenaline are a healthy and necessary bodily reaction. In moderation these are nothing to worry about. However continuous or overwhelming levels of stress can become unmanageable and will have a detrimental physiological and psychological impact.
02 MAR 2016
This blog post shares some of the data we've collected over the years about how prevalent maternity and paternity absences are within schools. We will also provide employers with a five step guide to ensure that when a member of staff becomes aware of being pregnant or being matched to adopt a child, leave can be arranged and managed smoothly and positively.