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Academies Benchmark Report 2017

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TOUGH YEAR FOR ACADEMIES – LATEST BENCH-MARKING SURVEY REVEALS CONCERNS Seven out of ten academies are operating with accounting losses, as budgets are being squeezed and schools seek to find cost savings, according to an independent ...

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Tracy Lewis, Manager at Bishop Fleming in their Truro office

Lessons To Learn From The Latest Charity Commission Report

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The latest case report to be released from the Charity Commission has again highlighted the importance of strong governance within charities. This message has been put out by the regulator repeatedly in the past few months and the result of this ...

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Pam Tuckett, Partner at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

AGM and statutory registers reminder

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The Companies Act 2006 requires all academies to keep various statutory registers. A register of members, register of directors and register of secretaries must be kept and access must be provided when required. The register of members, in ...

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Pam Tuckett, Partner at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

Academy Schools Financial Governance Review

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Has your academy carried out a review yet as required by paragraph 1.5.14 of the 2014 Academies Financial Handbook? The requirement is for academies to consider the composition of the board in terms of skills, effectiveness, leadership and ...

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Ben Thorne, Audit and Assurance Manager at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

Governors’ Handbook Update

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The DFE have published an update to the Governors’ handbook. The changes to the Governors’ handbook are detailed on pages 123-124 and we would recommend that all governors are made aware of them. Any governors that have not already ...

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Provision of allergen information

Provision of allergen information

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European Directives 2003/89/EC and 2006/142/EC From 13 December 2014 you have been required to provide allergen information when carrying out any activity in relation to the production, processing or distribution of food. This information can be ...

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