Factsheet

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Factsheet

One-to-ones and lone working in educational settings

This factsheet aims to provide clear, practical guidance to ATL members who, in the course of their duties, may find themselves in one-to-one situations with children or vulnerable adults.
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Lone working: support staff

This advice sheet looks at the risks of lone working for education support professionals and what can be done to counter them.
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Teacher appraisal in England

This factsheet aims to provide clear, practical guidance to ATL members working as teachers in schools in England on the appraisal system that was introduced in September 2012.
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TPS 2007: don't gamble with your pension!

This pension factsheet explains the advantages of the Teachers' Pension Scheme over a personal pension plan.
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TPS 2007: guaranteed minimum pensions

This pension factsheet which reveals how pension increases are paid to your guaranteed minimum pension from different sources when you start to receive your state pension.
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TPS 2007: premature retirement compensation

This pension factsheet sets out details on how to gain access to premature retirement compensation if you are made redundant or if your employment is terminated 'in the efficient discharge of the employer's function'.
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TPS 2007: early retirement and the state pension

This pension factsheet describes how to ensure that National Insurance contributions are continued after early retirement to ensure eligibility for a state pension.
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TPS 2007: ill-health retirement

This pension factsheet provides valuable information on applying for ill-health retirement, the rules by which it is awarded and how benefits are calculated.
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TPS 2007: death benefits and survivor's pensions

A pension factsheet aimed at teachers, lecturers and support staff currently in service or recently retired, which explains how death benefits can vary due to circumstances at the time of death.
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TPS 2007: improving your pension prospects

A pension factsheet setting out ways of improving your pension prospects, including investing your spare cash in the Teachers' Pension Scheme and buying into the teachers' Additional Voluntary Contribution Scheme.