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Teacher training applications at highest level in half a century

Teacher training applications at highest level in half a century A major teacher training university has been inundated with applications, with numbers at their highest…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Private schools limit fee increases due to pandemic pressure

Private schools limit fee increases due to pandemic pressure The latest data from the Private Schools Association suggests that fee increases have been significantly curbed as a result of the…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

ESFA issues guidance for completing budget forecasts

ESFA issues guidance for completing budget forecasts                                                The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESF) has issued guidance to academies to help them complete their budget forecasts returns (BFR). This year, the BFRO and BFR3Y forms…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession

 Two trusts handed improvement notices for financial failings Two academy trusts have received financial notices to improve following investigations that uncovered a number of financial…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession New research has revealed that one third of teachers…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Government pledges £800k to support headteachers’ mental health

Government pledges £800k to support headteachers’ mental health The Government has set aside £800,000 to provide “tailored mental health and wellbeing support” for headteachers. The…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Education recovery minister resigns over funding row

Education recovery minister resigns over funding row Education Recovery Minister, Sir Kevan Collins, has walked away from his position after a row over the amount…

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Posted on: 5th July 2021

Academies Financial Handbook effective from 1 September 2021

Academies Financial Handbook effective from 1 September 2021 On 18th June the Education and Skills Funding Agency updated the handbook that describes financial requirements for academy trusts. The Academies Financial Handbook sets out the financial…

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Posted on: 23rd June 2021

VAT DEFERRAL PAYMENT SCHEME

LAST CHANCE TO JOIN THE VAT DEFERRAL PAYMENT SCHEME BEFORE THE DEADLINE OF 21 JUNE 2021 If you deferred VAT Payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020…

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Posted on: 18th June 2021

Preparing yourself your family and your business for the future

Preparing yourself your family and your business for the future  The operational demands of running a family business or other closely held enterprise can be all-consuming, but it’s vital that…

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Posted on: 28th May 2021

Unlocking property wealth

Unlocking property wealth Unlocking property wealth | Plan for the worst, hope for the best  With the rapid changes that have swept the world over the last year resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, some people…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 28th May 2021

Peace of mind that you’re on the right track

Peace of mind that you’re on the right track How to plan for a confident retirement to live the lifestyle…

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Posted on: 28th May 2021

Generation Xers chronically under-saving

Generation Xers chronically under-saving  57% face financial difficulty in retirement years  According to The International Longevity Centre UK (ILCUK) report, a substantial proportion of Generation Xers (those…

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Posted on: 28th May 2021

Plan for a better tomorrow

Plan for a better tomorrow Sustainability matters | Plan for a better tomorrow, today   Responsible investment is a catch-all term to broadly describe funds that invest to make a…

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Posted on: 28th May 2021

Will your pension run out early?

Will your pension run out early?  Impact on people opting for early retirement as a result of the pandemic  An increasing number of people have been forced into early retirement…

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Posted on: 28th May 2021