Articles from Helen Hammond

Employment law, equal pay and taking on the big law firms

Luke Menzies, barrister and solicitor, specialising in employment law for the Further Education sector, talks about taking an innovative approach to appointing lawyers and the challenges FE colleges face in preparing for the Gender Pay Gap reporting in April 2018.

Education shake-up and employer investment are key to tackling IT skills shortage

A dramatic overhaul of IT education and better employer investment in training are vital if the UK’s chronic IT skills shortage is to be addressed, according to the UK and Ireland’s Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification providers Future Cert.

Gender Pay Gap: is your college one of the good guys?

In a recent talk I gave on the Gender Pay Gap to the AoC Employment Law conference, I surprised the delegates with the fact that the education sector as whole has a whopping 25% Gender Pay Gap (GPG). That’s against the national average of 18.1%. 

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Educating yourself in Prison: an inside job

Educating yourself in Prison: an inside job

FE News: The Future of Education News Channel had a status update on Twitter yesterday

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