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Schools' PeopleNet provides teaching staff with clear information and support, answering your frequently asked questions about HR policy, pay, terms and conditions, personal development and health and safety.


Recently updated - Schools' PeopleNet Updates log

Want to know what has changed or been updated on Schools’ PeopleNet? Take a look at the Schools’ PeopleNet Updates Log, which is updated every time a change is made.

15 April 2016 - Your April take home pay

A reminder that from April you’ll pay more National Insurance if you are below State Pension age and in a work pension scheme like the Local Government, NHS or Teachers’ Pension Schemes as the new State Pension and end of ‘contracting out’ mean you no longer get a 1.4% NI rebate.

If you are not in a work pension scheme you won’t be affected.

31 March 2016 - Cycle2work

This year there is one chance to sign up to the scheme and save on a new bike and accessories – that’s between 1 April and 31 May 2016. Visit or call 0845 504 6444.

30 March 2016 - Changes to National Insurance contributions

Changes to National Insurance contributions have been announced by the Government and become effective from April 2016. Please read here for further information.

18 March 2016 - Teachers’ Pension – Certificate of Re-employment

Members of the scheme who have returned to teaching after retiring must complete a Certificate of Re-employment before the end of the tax year (April 5). Please read more here.

01 March 2016 - Schools’ PeopleNet Disruption – Monday 14 March 2016

There will be a day of disruption to Schools PeopleNet affecting the manager lifecycle on Monday 14 March 2016 to allow for an extensive rework. Please read here for more information.

24 February 2016 - Workplace Pensions – an update on auto enrolment

After the initial auto enrolment exercise, which at Norfolk County Council took place in 2013, employers must repeat the exercise every three years. This is known as auto re-enrolment and will take place here on 1 April 2016. Read more here.

19 January 2016 - Teachers Pension- online annual benefit statements

The annual benefit statements for the Teacher’s Pension scheme will now only be available online. Please read more here.

22 September 2015 - Video for members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

The TPS have uploaded a new video to give members some top tips to manage and plan for their pension. The video is available here.

01 September 2015 - Teacher maternity policy update

The Teacher maternity scheme (P208b) has been updated to include details of the notice period a teacher must give if she decides not to return to work following maternity leave. The details are different depending on whether the teacher makes the decision, not to return, before or after she has commenced her maternity leave. Please see para 7.1.4. of the scheme for further information.

01 September 2015 - Leave and time off: model policy for schools and academies

Read more here.

06 June 2012 - How to use site

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