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Approval of staffing costs: role of governors and the headteacher

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Last updated on 21 July 2016
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Should staffing changes be approved by governors? The DfE says that decisions on staffing spending limits are at the discretion of the governing body. We relay advice from one of our associate experts, and link to examples of financial delegation schemes and school policies.

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  1. 1 The role of the governing body in approving staffing changes
  2. 2 Examples of delegation schemes referring to appointment of staff

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