The nuclear family; centralisation of core services

Vickie Keeling, Trust director, United Endeavour Trust

When it comes to schools and academies there’s no such thing as a ‘one size fits all’ solution. However, given the significant time and cost savings realised through the centralisation of core services – such as finance and HR – it’s no surprise that collaborative working structures – such as MATs – are pooling resources. This session exploress, for those involved in school business management, what does moving to a centralised system entail and how can you ensure that you eradicate inefficiencies and ensure greater consistency.