Methodical planning to avoid budget misery

5th March 2019

It’s getting harder for school business leaders to balance the books, but they can anticipate budget challenges with some careful and methodical planning, says Hayley Dunn If Charles Dickens was writing today he might have [read more]

Illuminating leadership

27th February 2019

The theme of this year’s Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) national conference is leadership. Here, the ISBL looks at what’s in store for delegates How are you illuminating your own practice and that of [read more]

From the magazine: What makes a leader?

25th February 2019

The school business profession is full of inspirational individuals. One such is Emma Gray, finance director at the Cotswold Beacon Academy Trust. She is a key figure in her school and in the SBL-sphere – [read more]

Closure-threatened school praised by Ofsted

21st February 2019

The Ipswich Star has reported that a primary school previously under thread of closure has made sufficient changes over two months to warrant praise from Ofsted An Ipswich primary school under threat of closure has [read more]

Make big changes at work or home

15th February 2019

Jean Gamester looks at the four steps you need to take to make a big change in your business or personal life – and relates each step to her own experience of making a major, [read more]

New year, reinvigorated career

14th February 2019

We’re already into the second month of the year – if your new year’s resolutions included setting fresh career goals, they can be achieved with some simple steps, says Hayley Dunn New year, new you [read more]

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