Arrange free legal consultation Step 2

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Thank you. Based on your location, we have a legal information service about family matters which can be accessed by phoning 08000 562 561. The advisor will check that you qualify and be able to discuss what extra support you may need.

Arrange free legal consultation Step 2

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Thank you. You live in an area where we can offer you enhanced legal support. This is provided by our specialist family matters partner Dialogue First. They will make available a participating family lawyer for a telephone consultation lasting up to 30-minutes.

The consultation is free of charge, entirely confidential and there is no obligation to use the services of the lawyer you speak with. 

Arrange free legal consultation

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Family matters can shake us to the core. Yet barely half of separating couples seek out any legal support about their situation. This isn’t great since the law has a lot to say about the interests of children and - if you’re married - family finances. So whatever you’re thinking just now, it’s always best to be informed.

To arrange a confidential - and free of charge - legal consultation, please enter the first half of your home postcode below.

Christmas break vital to teacher’s psychological wellbeing, says study

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Christmas holidays play a critical role in preventing teacher burnout and exhaustion, according to a study by academics at City University London.


Whether it is preparing students, organising logistics or tackling exam paperwork, managing time as a teacher can be incredibly challenging. We asked the Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers (APDO) for their advice on how to stay organised.

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This guide provides advice and information on how to effectively manage classroom behaviour. 

Our History

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We have been supporting education staff for over 140 years 

Established some 140 years ago in 1877, we were first known as The Teachers’ Benevolent Fund, designed to provide financial support teachers and their families in difficult circumstances.

By 1927 some of the main reasons people had for contacting the service were; nervous breakdown, housing and consumption. We also offered help to the orphans of teaching staff.

Recruitment and retention campaign

Read more about how you can get involved with our #NotQuittingTeaching campaign and help us battle the retention crisis in education

New Charity Appeal Urges Young Teachers to Stay the Course - #NotQuittingTeaching


A new fundraising appeal from national charity the Education Support Partnership has been rolled out this month marking a natural moment to consider what help new teachers need stay the course.

Workplace Snapshot Survey

Take the temperature of your organisation with our specially developed in-depth anonymous survey. You’ll be surprised what you discover. 

If you’re striving to create the best possible work environment, a great place to start is our Workplace Snapshot Survey. Conducted online and in complete confidence, the survey helps your team reflect on key factors affecting good working relationships, effectiveness and absence rates.   




How Does the Survey Work?