NEU help and advice pages comprise FAQs and other guidance which address common employment workplace issues and are entirely problem focused.

They are not intended as a substitute for telephone or face-to-face advice, but are additional to the support provided by school and college reps, districts, regional offices and our offices in Wales and Northern Ireland.

If you require more detailed advice, or are unable to find the answers you are looking for, contact Adviceline.

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  • A summary of the childcare disqualification arrangements operating from 31 August 2018.
  • This advice explains the circumstances in which schools may disclose capability information to prospective employers.
  • The legal definitions of fixed-term or temporary contracts and what steps members should take if they believe that they have been treated less favourably or denied a permanent contract in breach of the fixed-term contract regulations.
  • This guidance is intended to clarify the circumstances in which existing and prospective employers are entitled to make enquiries about a worker’s health and dispel some of the myths which may give rise to discriminatory practice.
  • Support staff guidance on job descriptions – their accuracy, and how to go about changing them, and job evaluation – what is it, and how to get your job re-evaluated to take account of changes (normally an increase) in responsibilities?