Human Resources & Legal Services

We offer a comprehensive package of HR support, tailored to your requirements

  • Employment law and good practice
  • Provision of HR policies and procedures including capability, sickness absence, redundancy, grievance and discipline
  • Coaching and advice on the application of policies
  • Attendance by an HR Officer at Governors’ capability, sickness absence, redundancy, grievance, disciplinary and appeal hearings
  • Written guidance on employment issues
  • Advice on managing organisational changes, e.g. restructuring, early retirement
  • Advice on management responsibilities of Headteachers and Governors
  • Performance management advice
  • Recruitment and selection of staff
  • Safer recruitment
  • Pay and reward policies, job evaluation advice
  • Contracts of employment
  • Advice on complaints
  • Employment Tribunal support and advice
  • Advice on insurance matters
  • Telephone advice
  • Occupational health pay-as-you-go services
  • DBS checking service / countersignatory

Occupational Health:

Through our partnering agreement with InterHealth, we are able to offer comprehensive ‘pay as you go’ Occupational Health services. We are also able to offer payroll services through our agreement with Strictly Education.  Please contact us for further details.

Prices from 1st April 2016

Schools who purchase LDBS Core Services:

£9.69 per pupil per year up to first 600 pupils and £3.21 per pupil per year thereafter (excluding VAT)

Example: 1 form entry primary school – 210 pupils = £2,034.90 or Secondary School 1300 pupils = £8,061

Schools not subscribing to LDBS Core Services:

£10.71 per pupil per year up to first 600 pupils and £4.29 per pupil per year thereafter (excluding VAT)

Example: 1 form entry primary school – 210 pupils = £2,249.10 or Secondary School 1300 pupils = £9,429

(Fees may be paid annually or each term. It is possible for schools to join the service at any time in the year. Fees will be calculated on a pro rata basis)

 Please contact us for further information and to purchase any of the above services.