Wakefield’s teachers miss more than 300 days a week due to illness, which education experts say supply teacher agencies exploit to “cream” money away from schools. The National Education Union called on the Government to do more to stop supply agencies charging large fees to schools already struggling financially.The Department for Education estimates this costs schools up to £75 million a year nationally.In the last academic year, Wakefield schools lost 14,524 days to teacher sickness, according to the latest DfE figures. This equates to 372days a week over the school year.If schools covered every sick day with a supply teacher, on the average daily rate of £124, they would be paying £1.8 million year.And this does not include the “substantial” and undisclosed fees which agencies charge schools. The National Union of Teachers claimed some agencies charged up to £100 per day.Andrew Morris, assistant general secretary of the NEU, said: … [Read more...] about Agencies accused of exploiting the thousands of sick days Wakefield’s teachers miss each year
Is it the buyer or the seller who pays estate agency fees and what is a reasonable commission for a €2million house? Can you bargain to improve the rate? A.V. It is usually the seller and they are also included in the sale price as quoted to the buyer and written in the sale deeds. However the estate agency will generally quote the seller the sum which he or she should expect to receive on sale.When the two parties are at the notaire’s office to sign the acte de vente ... To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006 1 Year (12 editions) (Our best value offer) 1 year of great reading in print and onlineSubscription automatically renews so you don't miss an edition (but you can switch this off at any time!). Freedom Subscription Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscriptionSubscription automatically renews so you don't miss an … [Read more...] about Who pays estate agent’s fees in France?
Wales politics 12 June 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-politics-44441566 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Landlords and letting agents could be banned from charging fees to private rental tenants in Wales under plans for a new law.Offenders could face a £500 fixed penalty, unlimited fines and possibly the loss of … [Read more...] about Letting agent fees face Wales ban
Newcastle United would likely support FIFA’s proposals to cap agents’ fees as world football’s governing body aims to increase the regulation on intermediaries. The Newcastle hierarchy have long been frustrated by the sometimes extortionate rates of so-called ‘silent’ costs of transfer deals. Normally the largest fees are those paid to agents - representing the club, the player, or sometimes even both, as well as further middlemen who could be involved in the process. So high can those payments be that Newcastle now include those figures in their net-transfer spend in their annual accounts. For example, the £46million which United cite as their net spend across the course of the 2017/18 campaign includes agents’ payments, as well as transaction and insurance fees. Magpies owner Mike Ashley is known to be keen for a strengthening of the regulations around intermediaries, and so he will watch on with a keen interest as FIFA discusses new … [Read more...] about How NUFC could benefit from FIFA proposals on agents’ fees
Family & Education By Judith Burns Education reporter 3 June 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/education-44334806 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Recruitment agencies that charge schools in England "excessive" fees to find and hire staff face a crackdown by the education secretary. The move comes amid repeated warnings … [Read more...] about Teacher agencies face fees crackdown