Strategic HRM; applying your HR savvy

14th September 2018

What is strategic human resource management (HRM) and how can your school or academy benefit from it? We consider its place within your school’s development plan, human capital management and overall school performance Strategic HRM [read more]

From the magazine: The economics of education

5th September 2018

What is economics? What bearing does it have on school management? In the June/July issue of Education Executive, Stephen Mitchell, chief operating officer at the Spencer Academies Trust, Nottingham, explored economics, demonstrating its relevance to the SBL role and [read more]

From the magazine: A refined balancing act

10th July 2018

As budgets tighten, the utilisation of staff and the accurate forecasting of costs are critical to managing your school’s most valuable resource – your people! The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) takes a strategic approach [read more]

From the magazine; no SBM is an island

26th June 2018

Each year new challenges arise within the education sector and, each year, those who manage and lead our schools and academies rise to the occasion. As the role of the school business leader has evolved [read more]

From the magazine: The art of delegation

19th June 2018

We are all guilty of over burdening ourselves – assuming all the responsibility – because, ‘Who else can do it?’ In the May issue of Education Executive, Andrew Blench, school business management consultant at School Business Partner, suggested that [read more]

From the magazine: Mayday! Mayday!

13th June 2018

The role of the school business manager can be an isolated one. So, what happens if something goes wrong? In the May issue of Education Executive, Working SBM reminded us that ‘Mayday’ is a powerful word which we mustn’t [read more]

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