Working closely with members, we provide indemnified advice and guidance to colleges in employment law, industrial relations and HR practice through our partners, Irwin Mitchell. As the employers' association, we provide a collective voice for further education college employers'.

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Feature publications for Employment

  • Employment Briefing 25/19

    This briefing provides a link to a new research document produced by Acas on managing workplace conflict and in recognition of World Mental Health Day on the 10 October, links to organisations providing useful mental health and wellbeing information and resources. There are also reminders about the HR conference taking place next Thursday (17 October), and the Love our Colleges week being held across the whole of next week.

    11 Oct 2019

  • Employment Briefing 24/19

    This briefing provides the October Irwin Mitchell employment law update and reminders about the updated Keeping Children Safe in Education regulations, the AoC HR Conference on the 17 October and government consultations closing soon.

    04 Oct 2019

  • Employment Briefing 23/19

    This week’s briefing includes an update on term time and variable hours staff, information about a grant available to aspiring female leaders and reminders about the dates of the AoC HR regional Network meetings for 2019/20 and the HR Conference on the 17 October.

    20 Sep 2019

  • Employment Briefing 22/19

    This briefing includes an update on staff checks in the event of a “no deal” Brexit, AoC regional HR network meeting dates for 2019/20 (open to all members), further information about the AoC HR Conference on the 17 October and a reminder about current open government consultations.

    13 Sep 2019

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