Category Archives: Academies

Can academy staff use the furlough scheme?

furlough, job retention, academies

Since the UK government announced the launch of their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, we’ve had many academy schools reach out to find out whether it’s possible to furlough staff. Whether or not this option is available to you is somewhat of a grey area. Because schools are funded largely by the government, many of your…

The importance of financial planning and projections for UK Academies

academy, trust, reserves, financial planning

Over half of UK pupils in state run schools are now studying in an academy.  We’ve heard from a melting pot of opinions on the pros and cons of academies since they were introduced. But regardless of outside commentary, making the transition to academy status and running it on the ground can be a complex…