Update following Teachers' Pension Scheme valuation
  February 28 2019
As a result of the current valuation of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, the Government has determined that the employer contribution rate should increase to 23.68%. This change takes effect from 1 ...
Annual Budget Forecast 2017
  June 19 2017
The ESFA has published details relating to the annual budget forecast, which must be completed by 28 July. We also share with you some information relating to employer pension schemes. Justine Greeni...
May Returns
  May 12 2017
Not some political prophecy, but a look at this month’s academy returns. ESFA Returns Academies are reminded that their Budget Forecast Return – Outturn must be submitted by Friday 19th May. Pe...
The DfE, SARA and what it means for academies
  April 25 2017
In this blog we look a little deeper into why academies are required to complete additional returns, and catch up on other news from the EFA and TPS. Sector Annual Report & Accounts (SARA) As P...
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...