How to end a fixed-term contractIf fixed-term contracts aren't renewed, it's considered to be a dismissal. Read this article for help on how to do this correctly, what employees' rights are, and how to find high-quality specific HR advice.
Redundancy notice periodsMake sure you're handling any redundancies legally by finding out the statutory minimum notice periods and information about contractual notice periods for teachers and support staff.
Exit interviews: template and guidanceExit interviews help you find out why staff are leaving and potentially improve staff retention in future. Use our template and see example policies from schools to help you carry out an exit interview.
Responding to staff resignationsFind out what you're required to do when handling a resignation from a member of staff, and download our template letter to help you put your response in writing.
School staff exit checklistsAre there examples of checklists to be completed when staff leave? We link to examples of checklists from a school, a local authority and universities. The lists include points about giving back items like keys and school equipment and settling financial issues like expense claims.