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    Appraisal policy checklist

    This checklist should be used alongside the NEU’s model policy on this area to help you negotiate a policy acceptable to the union.

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    Phased return to work

    Returning to work after a long illness can be daunting. A well-supported phased return can make the process easier. This guidance describes what a phased return to work is, how it operates and answers common queries.

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    Fit notes

    Doctors issue fit notes to provide evidence of advice they have given to patients about their fitness to work. They record details of the effects of the patient’s condition so that the patient and employee can consider ways to facilitate a return to work where appropriate.

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    Appraisal is particularly important because it affects decisions on your pay. This guidance aims to answer the most common queries NEU members have on appraisal. You should read this guide in conjunction with your school/college appraisal policy.

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    NEU guidance surrounding capability proceedings

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    ALPS and performance management

    The term ALPS is derived from A-Level Performance System. ALPS aims to provide value added scores to colleges and to individual courses.

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    Meetings with management

    Practical tips to help when asked to attend an urgent meeting with the head or principal at short notice without being given an agenda or an indication of its purpose