Guidance paper January 2016
This paper is relevant to senior leaders, business managers, governors, staff and officials involved in strategic financial planning and reporting. It applies to local authority (LA) maintained schools, academies and MATs in England.
Guidance paper June 2015
With the education sector spending in the region of £9 billion of public money on non-pay costs in 2013-14, it is it is essential that schools and colleges do all they can to ensure that procurement of goods and services offers value for money.
Guidance paper October 2015
This guidance paper is relevant to all senior staff working in post-16 settings who may be involved in area reviews, and for all those who have an interest in the significant structural reforms likely to occur in colleges and other post-16 providers.
Guidance paper November 2014
This document seeks to describe the reality of the pressures that are currently being put on secondary school funding in Wales.
Guidance paper November 2016
This guidance paper is relevant to school business leaders and school business managers, together with those responsible for setting and managing budgets within all school and college settings in England.
Guidance paper May 2014
As the number of academies and free schools increase, more educational establishments are seeking clarification of their responsibilities for financial management and how to implement systems and processes that comply with the regulations laid down in the Academies Financial Handbook (AFH).