Meeting the specific HR requirements of academies and multi-academy trusts

With extensive experience which includes supporting 220 academy conversions and managing conversions on behalf of local authorities, our dedicated multi-academy trust (MAT) team provides the professional knowledge you need to meet your trust management responsibilities. We offer a range of flexible HR support options, including providing access to our secure, intuitive customer portal, our friendly, knowledgeable helpdesk team and named HR specialists.

Schools in the process of academy conversion

We support with the specific legal HR requirements of academy conversion, helping you with effective consultation and communication to ensure staff are engaged throughout the transition.

New and expanding multi-academy trusts

We’re experienced in supporting new and growing MATs with HR legal requirements whilst ensuring a positive staff experience. From strategic HR plans in line with your vision and values, to establishing the management infrastructure with recognition agreements, policies and contracts of employment, we work collaboratively to streamline workflows and standardise processes.

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HR, payroll and pensions administration

From managing the payroll to statutory reporting and pensions administration, we offer expert services and user-friendly portals to free up resources and ensure you remain compliant.

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HR Advisory Services

Our highly trained HR experts provide a range of advisory services, training, and project delivery. We offer reassurance to schools, academies and trusts that they’re meeting their HR responsibilities whilst supporting their staff.

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Training and recruitment for education

From virtual assessment centres to help you recruit the right leadership team, to online background checking, to comprehensive training and development programmes, we help you attract and retain the talent you need.

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