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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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  • Employment Briefing 02/12/2021

    In this week’s briefing we remind you about the new covid guidance, provide an Irwin Mitchell case update, note the proposed increase to benefit/pension rates from April next year, share the results of a recent Jisc survey, share an opportunity to be part of a (free) pilot scheme for creating a mental health impacts measurement tool and provide details about an HMRC/Acas webinar.

    02 Dec 2021

  • Employment Briefing 18/11/2021

    In this week’s briefing we tell you about Acas’s updated guidance on contract changes, two new wellbeing campaign launches (DfE and HSE), a free webinar on registered sponsor obligations and Irwin Mitchell have provided two legal updates.

    18 Nov 2021

  • Employment Briefing 11/11/2021

    In this week’s briefing we remind you about today’s deadline for the AoC Pay intentions Survey and provide information on International Men’s Day taking place on 19 November, for which Irwin Mitchell is also hosting a free event. There’s been a Home Office update to the immigration points-based systems, Irwin Mitchell provides a recent case round up and there are links to further events, including the AoC annual conference and exhibition and a free MyHRToolkit webinar.

    11 Nov 2021

  • Employment Briefing 04/11/2021

    In this week’s briefing we remind you about the pay claim and that the Pay Intentions Survey has been sent to Principals/CEOs for completion. There’s an Irwin Mitchell round-up of recent ET decisions, an update on the new carer’s leave regulations and information about the Fawcett report on sexual harassment in the workplace. Next week is Talk Money Week, and you can find a link to resources from the Money and Pension Service, and you can also find out more about Irwin Mitchell’s “Back to Basics” training programme.

    04 Nov 2021

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