Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in edtech

Growth for auditor of UK academy schools

Advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, has signed up Dartmoor Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) as its 200th trust client

Posted by Julian Owen | February 13, 2018 | Law, finance, HR

Bishop Fleming, which delivers audit, accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to academies and businesses, says that its 200 MAT clients represent over 500 individual schools across the UK. 

Speaking about the appointment of the firm as the Trust's new auditors, Susanne Kiff, Chief Financial Officer at Dartmoor MAT, said: “We undertook a rigorous process to appoint accountants to support the management of the financial affairs of the Trust. From the initial contact with Bishop Fleming, when Pam Tuckett came along to meet our School Governors, to the ongoing support, the Trust has found Bishop Fleming to be both professional and responsive, thus enabling the conversion process to run smoothly at a demanding time for the school and Governors.”  

Bishop Fleming continue to be supportive and pro-active, for example in the provision of topical training seminars”, she added. 

On signing up the firm’s latest academy client, Bishop Fleming’s Head of Academies, Pam Tuckett, commented: “We continue to grow our Academy team, and provide Academies and MATs with the very best service that they can obtain anywhere in the UK. Schools that join us are joining a real family of clients who benefit from round-the-year service, including regular seminars, networking events, tailored information from blogs and newsletters, as well as a first class compliance service.” 

Bishop Fleming are the main authors of the annual Kreston Academies Benchmark Report, an independent report on the financial state of the country’s academy schools, published earlier this month. 

A copy of the report is available here.

 

 

Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in edtech

Related stories

Survey reveals 80% of academies are running at a deficit

Business leaders step up to help academy school chains

Academy sets its sights on accommodation

Market place - view all

Hamworthy heating

Hamworthy Heating is a leading British commercial boiler manufacturer...

Moxton Education

The Moxton Group is a specialist organisation focused in the Educat...

Softcat

Leading IT infrastructure provider of software licensing, hardware...