SBS Coffee Club recordings: Single Academy Trusts (SATS) Series
  July 06 2022
Rewatch our series of SATs webinars at your leisure
Summer Reading
  August 04 2017
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. Our top five reads fo...
Effect of the new Budget on schools
  March 15 2017
Effect of the new Budget on schools A week after the Budget we look at reactions to the announcements affecting the education sector. Budget Shorts A number of education reforms were announced in the...
A guide to gender pay gap reporting and what it means for your school
  March 07 2017
More than 35 years after the United Kingdom's Equal Pay Act was introduced, the Office for National Statistics released a report that found on average women earn around 19.2% less than men in the UK....
Much To Do In March
  March 03 2017
After ‘Marching On’ - Hare’s another blog to ensure you are the best informed person in your school on finance and business matters. From The EFA The EFA have reminded academies, that after e...
Updates to the Green Book Conditions of Service document
  March 02 2017
The Green Book, which applies to all support staff working in schools, has been updated to reflect the changes introduced since the existing 2005 version was published. The updated Green Book Conditi...
Marching On!
  March 01 2017
In this week’s blog we remind you what is in the EFA Planner prior to Easter and look at some changes to business rates and pensions that will come into force shortly. From the EFA Planner Actio...
How to Save £1 Billion
  February 09 2017
The Department for Education has issued further support to schools and academies to increase the value for money delivered – giving support to save £1 billion a year. We would urge all schools an...
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...
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...