The ‘human’ resource

23rd March 2020

Ian Buss, of Education Banking, explores the benefits of HR services – both on retainer and as an unlimited service – as well as how to work out what works best for your school The [read more]

Better school finance management for MATs

19th March 2020

Financial efficiency can be hugely challenging for MATs. Looking after multiple schools, and making sure each school has the funding they require so that no one school is overlooked, means that those in charge of [read more]

Demystifying ICFP

10th February 2020

Confused about how to approach integrated curriculum financial planning? SBM expert, Val Andrew, explains all and offers some advice Since the Department for Education chose to advocate integrated curriculum financial planning (ICFP) as an essential [read more]

Crowdfunding: choose your route well

6th February 2020

Crowdfunding can be an excellent alternative route to increased income for schools – but there are pitfalls to be aware of For schools, which are consistently having their budgets stretched and are making sacrifices at [read more]

Donation, Donation, Donation

29th January 2020

Schools have long used fundraising for extra-curricular activities, but with budgets being tighter than ever, could crowdfunding also be used to buy resources normally provided by the state? Sponsored silences, school fetes and sponsored laps [read more]

How to successfully bid for funding

20th January 2020

Making funding bids can be time-consuming, confusing and tiring – but we’re here to help with some simple advice that aims to make the process a lot easier Planning and submitting funding bids can be [read more]

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