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Academisation—employment implications

Published on: 29 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Academisation—employment implications
  • Original news
  • What are the employment implications of the academisation programme?
  • How might this affect teaching staff that currently have negotiated settlements with unions and local authorities but also non-teaching staff and potential non-qualified teachers becoming involved in education?
  • Has the conversion process led to any difficulties in employment contracts for transferring staff? Is this a straight TUPE transfer?
  • Could the proposal to extend the school day lead to challenges?
  • Are there risks of a recruitment crisis in education?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: Following the government’s announcement of its plans to pursue the academisation of all schools in England, Ben Wood, partner at Eversheds, considers the employment implications of the academisation programme. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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