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<br /> THE<br /> VOICE<br /> ISSUE 28 | AUTUMN 2021<br /> HELPING HANDS<br /> Sector support to help you achieve the<br /> best in the new school year<br /> FLEXIBLE WORKING<br /> Adopting a proactive approach<br /> to changing work practices<br /> SAFE TREE<br /> MANAGEMENT<br /> Ensuring your trees don’t<br /> become a hazard<br /> INTERNAL SCRUTINY | PROCUREMENT | MEET THE BOARD<br /> Our cloud software powers<br /> better decisions based on<br /> accurate data, and cuts<br /> reporting time. 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Understandi</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=41"> 41 HR TAKING THE STRAIN It may be some t</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=42"> HR 42 “There is n</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=43"> 43 HR sometimes unknowingly, we as leaders ne</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=44"> HOW TO IMPROVE THE MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING OF S</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=45"> WELLBEING FIRST HELP YOUR STAFF TO THRIVE Wellb</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=46"> HR 46 A NEED FOR HR EXPERTISE The recen</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=47"> 47 HR “MATs are the best way to advance educ</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=48"> PROCUREMENT 48 IMPROVED </a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=49"> 49 PROCUREMENT By scheduling these meeti</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=50"> PROCUREMENT 50 a r</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=51"> </a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=52"> INFRASTRUCTURE 52 KEEPING PEOPLE SAFE </a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=53"> 53 INFRASTRUCTURE HSWA regulations, working a</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=54"> The perfect time to PROTECT MAINTENANCE FREE AN</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=55"> 55 H&S SAFE TREE MANAGEMENT IN S</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=56"> H&S 56 Statisti</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=57"> 57 MARKETING MARKETING YOUR SCHOOL’S USP </a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=58"> MARKETING 58 “Spending time focusing on thos</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=59"> Establishing, supporting and developing exception</a> <a title="The Voice 28 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/25125026?page=60"> </a>