Some ESFA updates to be aware of - RFDC, apprenticeship levy, recruitment...
  October 05 2021
We wanted to make our Finance & Accountancy blog subscribers aware of the new information available from the ESFA.
Dual Leader Awards
  December 01 2020
With DfE scholarship funding for NPQs currently suspended, schools are looking for alternate ways to fund the continuous professional development of their staff. Funded by the apprenticeship levy, t...
Nearly Xmas - But Some Important Work Still To Do!
  December 13 2016
Many schools and academies are now in their final week before the Christmas break. But there are still important tasks to complete. Key Deadlines for Academies As we get to the end of the autumn te...
A Guide to the Apprenticeship Levy
  November 30 2016
The Apprenticeship Levy is a new government initiative announced in the 2015 Summer Budget that will come into force from April 2017. It is in effect a payroll tax that will apply to large organisati...
On Your To Do List?
  September 29 2016
So what else do you have to do? School census, year-end accounts, budget preparations (with increased costs from the apprenticeship levy and increases in pension rates), cyber security! Help is at ha...
How to Budget for the Apprenticeship Levy
  September 27 2016
The apprenticeship levy has been talked about for what seems like an eternity. It is now almost upon us and we have to budget for it accordingly. The levy comes into effect in April 2017 and will se...