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New Menopause Guidance for School’s and Academies

18 04 2019

To assist schools and academies in managing this issue SPS has produced a new guidance document.

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Oracle Self-Service Claims and Expenses Guidance

17 04 2019

When submitting claims, please could we ask you to ensure you choose the correct claim type to ensure payments are correct

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Do you submit HR or payroll information to SPS for your school?

12 04 2019

If yes, then you should already be aware that on 1st May our customer portal is changing to our new ServiceNow portal.

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Term Time Only Annual Leave Changes

09 04 2019

We have been made aware that some payroll providers have applied one day’s annual to all term time only employees.

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Kent Scheme Annual Leave Entitlement from 1st April

02 04 2019

From 1st April 2019, KCC has determined that the Annual Leave provision for certain support staff employed on Kent Scheme terms and conditions has been enhanced.

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Reminder of Payroll Submission Deadline

01 04 2019

Payroll Submission Deadline is on Wednesday

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Updated Payroll Submission Deadline Dates for 2019/20

28 03 2019

Revised payroll submission dates for 2019/20

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Reporting Child Protection Allegations against staff

28 03 2019

Kent Schools and Academies are reminded of the importance of seeking initial guidance from the Local Authority Dedicated Officer team

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Statutory Increases from April 2019

25 03 2019

We look at the increases to statutory rates taking effect from 1st April

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Kent Scheme Allowances from April 2019

22 03 2019

KCC has now confirmed the increases to Kent Scheme Allowances from 1st April

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Maternity Support Leave

21 03 2019

Please see below clarification about statutory guidance

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2019 Kent Scheme Pay Scales and TCP Ratings - Confirmed

21 03 2019

KCC has now confirmed and published the increases to Kent Scheme pay from 1st April 2019.

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Right to Work Checks – New Guidance

20 03 2019

The Home Office has recently issued new guidance regarding the documents which can be accepted by employers to demonstrate the right to work in the UK.

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Important Changes: Kent Scheme Pay and Annual Leave Provisions

18 03 2019

KCC has published details of 2 important changes for staff employed on Kent Scheme Terms and Conditions.

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International School Meals Day

08 03 2019

Thursday14th March is International School Meals Day, an annual campaign to raise awareness of healthy eating and good nutrition for all children regardless of their circumstances

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Coming soon! Self Service

08 03 2019

We're excited to announce we will be extending the use of self-service

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Universal Claim Form / Absence Form

05 03 2019

Please use the Universal Claim Form and Universal Absence Forms sent to you for February’s payroll

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National Apprenticeship Week

05 03 2019

Has your school considered hiring an apprentice?

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Reminder of Payroll Submission Deadline

04 03 2019

Payroll Submission Deadline is on Thursday

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 25th February-3rd March

25 02 2019

It is estimated that approximately 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder, but would you know the signs and symptoms to look out for?

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International Book Giving Day – 14th February 2019

14 02 2019

Visit www.bookgivingday.com to read about International Book Giving Day and the ways you get involved

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Dfe Publishes Teacher Recruitment & Retention Strategy

12 02 2019

New plans announced to address recruitment and retention issues

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Brexit Contingency Planning

08 02 2019

LA Guidance to Kent Schools

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Staff Numbers and Package Prices for April 2019

07 02 2019

All of our SPS HR and Kent Teach customers should soon be receiving an email regarding their package price for April 2019 and the staff number we are using.

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