Throughout this article we refer to employees and workers. Technically all employees are workers, but not all workers are employees. Employees work under an employment contract, while workers' employment tends to be more casual, and under a contract to provide work or services.
What is the Good Work Plan?
The Good Work Plan is a government policy that aims to improve workers' rights.
The plan introduced changes to employment law. These changes had to be implemented by employers before 6 April 2020.
Who's the employer in my school?
|Voluntary-aided schools, foundation schools and foundation special schools||Governing board|
|Voluntary-controlled schools, community schools, community special schools, maintained nursery schools and PRUs||Local authority|
|Academies and free schools||Academy trust|
|Independent schools||School proprietor or governing board|
Provide a written statement by the first day of employment