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Law, finance, HR

Will the NFF solve the regional funding gap for academies?

Howard Jackson looks at the introduction of the National Funding Formula in 2018 and its impac...

Education salaries rise post-Brexit

Schools push to attract talent after EU referendum by raising salaries by five per cent

Nine in 10 schools concerned about financial future

Majority of schools and academies are worried about their future finances in the face of decre...

Managing the multi-academy trust

Damien Roberts from SchooliP explains how to conduct effective performance management in an MA...

New government handbook tightens grip on governance

Ten things you need to know about the new Academies Financial Handbook

A guide to DBS checks for the education sector

Personnel Checks explains all you need to know about DBS and Children's Barred List checks

MATs: What now for quality assurance?

Wider academisation will impact reporting, governance and planning, says Louise Doyle from MES...

What are job-hunting teachers really looking for?

Location and work-life balance are the top factors for teachers when making their next career ...

Pension confusion for majority of teachers

New research from Wesleyan shows misconceptions and misunderstanding for teachers around retir...

The MAT journey

From first steps to expansion, the MAT journey is unfamiliar territory for most. Optimus Educa...

Government launches 'financial health checks' for schools

Following concerns over future budget pressure, DfE launches new service to help improve schoo...

Staying out of the red

Howard Jackson from HCSS Education looks at effective forecasting for academies

Sixth form colleges - a crossroads for the sector?

Accountancy firm Buzzacott looks at the road ahead for academy trusts in FE

Pupil premium used to offset budget cuts

Sutton Trust report shows 'small but increasing' number of schools diverting funds meant for s...

Royal School opens door to new opportunities

The Royal School in Wolverhampton has been granted provision opening as a Free School in Septe...

EFA significant change guidance

Legal firm VWV explains what you need to know if you're considering starting, joining or expan...

NASBM report says 'simple efficiencies' can save millions

Study claims small changes could save the education sector millions and reduce admin costs by ...

'Coasting' academies - it's a funny old game

Phil Reynolds looks at the impact of the Education and Adoption Bill on academies

Academies: putting schools back in control of their budgets

Paul Haines says that by embracing the coming changes, schools will hold the spending power

On the board

Lower teaching costs and paid 'supergovernors' are among the financial implications of the swi...

New company ownership compliance for academies

Academy trusts risk falling foul of new company ownership rules, warns RSM

Choose wisely: what and where you study DOES matter

New report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows impact of higher education and choices ...

Steps taken towards fairer school funding formula

Government proposes a national funding formula for consistency across UK schools

Sponsor academies or lose tax breaks, says Wilshaw

Ofsted chief says independent schools should lose certain benefits if they do not take on acad...

ASCL reveals scale of education funding crisis

A survey of school leaders has confirmed that financial pressures in schools have affected edu...

Enquire completes 20th conversion

Enquire Learning Trust welcomes Thameside primary school to its cluster

How to bring financial education to life

Michael Mercieca shares some advice from Young Enterprise's Centre of Excellence schools

The financial cost of justice

Paula Jefferson discusses the potential impact of the Goddard Inquiry on educational institute...

Package deal

Iain Campbell looks at the 'package' essentials for school trips

Pupil Premium Awards 2016 launched

Schools raising aspirations of disadvantaged pupils can win a range of prizes at the Pupil Pre...

Great meals and great deals

As the government cuts funds for schools and academies, now is the time to start saving says S...

Fundraising pressure growing, say schools and PTAs

New research from Easyfundraising says 81% of schools need to raise more money than they did f...

Teachers job-hunting or leaving education, say recruiters

New research says many spent New Year looking for a new post, while older teachers are retirin...

Is the 'workplace perks' fad over?

Study from job site CV Library reveals education professionals would prefer more money to empl...

Fairer funding and feeding

Auto-enrolment proposed for free school meals and pupil premium, as government debates inequal...

Giving print costs its walking papers

Brett Abson from ABS UK offers his 10 top tips for saving on print expenditure

Governance and employment law: what you need to know

Helen Watson from Aaron & Partners gives an overview of legal responsibilities for new academi...

The changing face of education recruitment

Schools aren't doing enough to attract and retain staff, says Kirsty Timmins

DfE ordered to reveal costs of rebrokering academies

Transparency campaigners have won legal battle to reveal how much academy sponsors are paid by...

Term-time holidays: Clearing up the confusion

As term-time holidays continue to cause tension, James Adams says 'fines' for parents are misu...