Academies Accounts Return
  April 21 2021
A small update to make you aware of concerning the academies accounts return.
January Update
  January 30 2017
As academies struggled to submit their AAR by the January deadline here is some news you may have missed. Academy Accounts Return As extensively reported, Peter Lauener has written to all academies p...
Academies Accounts Return
  January 16 2017
Academies having submitted their Annual Report and Accounts to the EFA by the 31 December 2016, will be aware that they must now submit their Academies Accounts Return by 31 January 2017. The EFA ha...
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...
Changes to CFR & March Accounts Return
  April 26 2016
April is a busy period in all schools. For those in the maintained sector it is the start of a new financial year - with the EFA announcing changes to CFR. All academies are required to provide ...
April Round Up
  April 12 2016
For those considering expanding their Academy Trusts or opening a new UTC the DfE have recently issued guidance. Primary Schools are reminded to publish details on how they spend their Sports Grant. ...
Piloting Our Way Through January
  January 27 2016
The warmest winter on record so far in some parts of the country. And in schools and academies everywhere the pace is hotting up – accounting returns to be made and budgets for 2016/17 to be prepar...
The old year is over; a new one to begin
  December 17 2015
As the odds tumble on a white Christmas – too warm and wet – a final reminder to academies about year end activities. Submission of Audited Accounts by 31 December 2015 The deadline for academy...
Upcoming Deadlines
  November 26 2015
There are a few things coming up that you might have missed in recent EFA bulletins - a couple require action in the next week. Post 16 Funding Speaking to schools and academies with 6th forms – a ...
One Stop For Latest Finance News
  July 06 2015
A new place for the latest news. Regular readers of the SBS Finance Blog will have noticed that the blog is now available within the main School Business Services website. We will continue to provide ...