Speak to your LA or trust before making changes
This article offers suggestions of perks or incentives you could use.
Before changing your pay policy to implement anything in this article, it’s a good idea to speak to your local authority (LA) or academy trust first, and seek legal/HR advice to check your policy is water-tight.
Also note, you may need to report any benefits or expenses you provide to employees, and pay tax or National Insurance on them. Find out if you need to here.
Consider inexpensive benefits and incentives
You'll find it difficult to justify spending your school’s budget on non-financial rewards or perks to auditors, your LA or the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). This was explained by representatives from the DfE's