17. Post conversion life

The actual conversion is just the starting point. With the help of your conversion team you can set growth and performance targets to ensure your Academy thrives.   Your relationship with your professional advisers doesn’t simply end at the point of conversion; building lasting relationships will ensure you have access to the best advice possible […]

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13. ‘TUPE’ employment rights

TUPE is an abbreviation of ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006’ and protects an employee’s terms and conditions of their employment when this is transferred from one employer to another. When a school becomes an Academy, the employment of staff transfers from the local authority to the Academy Trust.   All employees will […]

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12. Construction work

Building and construction contracts are generally agreed over a relatively long period of time, so existing Local Authority Contracts may need to be transferred to the Academy Trust such that the contractor becomes accountable to the Academy.

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