Business Leaders: Support Hub

Supporting you in your role

Business leaders' pay and conditions
Information on pay and conditions of service for those working in business leadership roles in schools and trusts. 

Maternity and Adoption Leave: Your rights as an employee 
Guidance and checklist for ASCL members who are pregnant or on maternity leave, or who manage staff who are pregnant or on maternity leave (updated October 2023).

ASCL contract-checking service
ASCL's legal team can review your contract and make you aware of any aspects you may wish to query with your employer. This service is free to ASCL members. ‚Äč

DfE Local Government Pension Scheme guarantee for academy trusts
DfE parliamentary minute detailing the DfE Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) guarantee.

Pay, conditions and recognition for business leaders
Guidance covering key aspects of the role of business leaders in all types of educational settings, including information to support the evaluation and decision-making process when setting pay and conditions for school business leaders and managers.

ASCL Task and Finish Group:
Business leaders' pay, conditions and recognition

Report in September 2022 by ASCL Council's task and finish group summarising the scope and discussions of the group, their findings and actions and next steps to be taken. 


Blog: Addressing the issue of inequitable pay for school business leaders
ASCL's Business Leadership Specialist Hayley Dunn discusses the importance of fair pay for school business leaders.

Business Leaders: Support Hub