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Specialist Academies Advice and Support

We offer a full range of academy technical advisory services which can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

Specialist academy advice and support

Our dedicated academies team are here to serve you.

1) Compliance with EFSA Academies Financial Handbook

We understand that no recent review has been done to check compliance with the Handbook. As compliance is a condition of your EFSA funding agreement, we would like to assist you to ensure that you are meeting the requirements of the list of “musts” found in the Handbook.

2) Audit committee role in identification of risks and internal audit

The Handbook also requires the audit committee to review internal financial control risks and agree a programme of internal audit work to address those risks.

We understand that no recent internal audit work has been carried out and strongly recommend that a programme of work must be agreed and implemented as soon as possible. Using our experience of other academies, we would be pleased to advise the audit committee in fulfilling the EFSA requirements.

3) Management reporting/budgeting by key activities

We would be keen to discuss internal reporting with you, and, based on our experience of other academies, advise on any enhancements in reporting that might assist governors in the current financial climate

"Following the completion of our first audit as an academy, I would like to thank you and your team for the very constructive and professional approach taken, and for the pro-active advice provided"

Critchleys Academy Client

Have a chat with James

James is part of our Academies Team and he would love to talk to see how we can help.

Call James on 01865 261100

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