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DfE: academies financial handbook

6 August 2012

The Academies Financial Handbook is issued by the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and applies to all academy trusts and free schools. It sets out the responsibilities and requirements relating to academy trusts’ financial governance and management.

The 2015 handbook comes into effect on, and applies to accounting periods from, 1 September 2015 onwards. 

Click here to access the 2015 Academies Financial Handbook

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Legal updates

be connected newsletter for education - July 2019

As we approach the final few days of the school term, this edition of BeConnected provides you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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Legal updates

New Academies Financial Handbook focuses on strengthening governance and compliance

The new Academies Financial Handbook for 2019 has been released to come into effect from 1 September 2019.

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Guides

Taking the next steps - MATs

Browne Jacobson has once again been delighted to work in partnership with the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the National Governors’ Association (NGA) on the revision of a trio of popular guidance papers focusing on ‘Taking the next steps’ when ‘Considering Forming or Joining a Group of Schools’, ‘Joining a Multi-Academy Trust’ or ‘Forming a Multi-Academy Trust’.

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Legal updates

Articles of Association Services for Catholic MATs

After several years of negotiation the Department for Education (DfE) has released new precedent Articles of Association for Catholic multi-academy trusts (MATs).

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