Posted on September 19, 2017 by John Patching in SIMS.
SIMS Autumn Census guidance
With October coming around fast it’s time again for that joyous thing that is the October School Census. To help with carrying it out we’ve gathered all of the guides and dates, together with the latest fileset into one place.
Posted on September 8, 2017 by John Patching in SIMS.
Your updated Pupil Premium 2017/18
As many of you are no doubt aware, your Pupil Premium ‘ticks’ will not have carried over from last year and so will need to be re-entered.
Posted on August 16, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Changes to the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD)
The new STPCD 2017 has now been published by the DfE with recommendations from the School Teachers Review Body.
Posted on August 4, 2017 by Stephen Dolman in Finance.
Our top five SBM reads for the summer
July is often the month that the ESFA publishes its summer blockbusters, so that business managers in schools and academies have some essential reading for their beach holidays.
Posted on July 28, 2017 by Liziy Allen in HR & Payroll.
Changes to employment tribunal fees
In July 2013 the Government introduced the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013, which required all individuals to pay a fee to bring a claim to tribunal.
Posted on July 25, 2017 by Simon Randall in SBS Online.
Teachers’ Pay from September 2017
All teacher pay scales have been increased by 1% from 1st September 2017, except for M1 to M6 which have been increased by 2%. Schools with pay structures for teachers which fall outside of these national scales can introduce custom salary scales.
Posted on July 20, 2017 by Leyla Tovey in SIMS.
SIMS Exams – Results day guidance
As the academic year draws to a close and we look ahead to the summer holidays, Exams Officers in particular are turning their attentions to preparations for the results days.
Posted on July 18, 2017 by Stephen Dolman in Finance.
There have been a number of announcements these last few weeks – so here is your one stop source to all the information you need.
Posted on July 14, 2017 by Jeff Eden in SBS Online.
SBS Online Update – In-Year Balances plus more
The latest SBS Online update contains a new in-year row balance for several reports, maximum scales for teacher contracts, and improvements to Excel exports and other commitments in the Budget Monitor.
Posted on July 5, 2017 by Stephen Dolman in Finance.
Dear Accounting Officer – Dates for your diary
Peter Lauener, Chief Executive of the ESFA, has written to all academy accounting officers and chief finance officers setting out a timetable for reports over the next 13 months. This includes the new Land and Buildings Collection Tool (LBCT) which is due for submission in October.