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Last updated on 13 June 2018
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Learn about the role of governors in approving staff pay in maintained schools and academies, and how you can delegate pay approval to a committee. You'll also find examples of questions you can ask when approving pay.

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  1. Maintained schools
  2. Academies
  3. Delegate pay approval to a committee
  4. Questions to ask when approving pay 
  5. Appeals
  6. Setting out governors' responsibilities in a pay policy
  7. Pay approval procedures from schools

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