Making Tax Digital for Academies

Making Tax Digital for Academies Important Update - MTD for Academies Making Tax Digital for VAT will apply to VAT returns starting on or after 1 April 2019 for some academies, but not all academies…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Petition and judicial review put pressure on DfE to rethink funding cuts

Petition and judicial review put pressure on DfE to rethink funding cuts An e-petition, started by a group of teachers, which challenges school funding cuts, has been debated by MPs. The petition was started last…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Academies told to justify ‘excessive’ pay

Academies told to justify 'excessive' pay Twenty eight academy trusts have been ordered to justify paying senior leaders in excess…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Government to take tougher stance on illegal and failing independent schools

Government to take tougher stance on illegal and failing independent schools The Government has confirmed it intends to legislate against unregistered and failing independent schools. According to its Integrated Communities…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Independent school lowers fees to provide ‘greater flexibility’

Independent school lowers fees to provide ‘greater flexibility’ An independent school in Essex is to lower its fees to allow “greater flexibility” for new and existing pupils. Holmwood House in, Colchester, a co-education preparatory school…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Population boom means 80 more special schools may be needed by 2027

Population boom means 80 more special schools may be needed by 2027 A boom in population has led to warnings that an additional 80 special…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Ofsted publishes first MAT summary evaluation

Ofsted publishes first MAT summary evaluation Ofsted has published its first summary evaluation of a multi-academy trust (MAT). As part…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Red tape for church school academies as ESFA gets tough on third party transactions

Red tape for church school academies as ESFA gets tough on third party transactions New rules mean church schools will…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Academy handed final notice to improve after missing audit deadline

Academy handed final notice to improve after missing audit deadline An academy in Somerset has been handed a final notice…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

‘Coasting’ measure no longer a trigger for intervention

‘Coasting’ measure no longer a trigger for intervention The Government has outlined plans to provide additional support to schools that are judged to be underperforming. Following plans, announced earlier this…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018