Risk Management for Academies

Today’s video features Sarah Ollerton and Nicola Mason as they discuss risk management for academies.

This year the academies financial handbook has changed the requirement for a risk register from a should to a must, meaning academies need to update and review their existing risk register.

Watch to learn more!

Academy Advisor Summer 2019

The latest summer edition of the Academy Advisor is now available to read!In this issue we delve deep in to the following topics:

  • 2019 Academies Financial Handbook 
  • 2018-2019 Academies Accounts Direction 
  • Teachers Pay grant (Apr19-Mar20) 
  • Pension grant methodology 
  • Guidance on Academy Trust Finances 
  • ESFA Academy better financial reporting programme 
  • School Resource Management – Self Assessment Tool
  • Lord Agnew’s speech at the Festival of Education
  • Operating as a going concern
  • Timetable for upcoming submission

If you would like to discuss anything further, please get in touch with a member of our academies team who will be able to discuss any query you may have on 01772 821 021.

Our annual CSR results for 2019 are in!

We have had another fantastic year at MHA Moore & Smalley. After sending out the survey to over 4200 clients, we have received an overall satisfaction score of 96%, a 1% increase on last years, already great, result.

This score is based on clients’ answers in response to questions that rate us in terms of communication, technical ability, commitment to each individual business, and our CRM.

Thank you to everyone who got involved. Delivering outstanding client service is at the heart of everything we do. Therefore it is wonderful to know that we are delivering on our mission, vision and values, as we continue to improve and strive to be the best we can be.

Take a look at this year’s results below

Nicola Mason

Professional: Nicola is a senior manager in the audit department with particular responsibility for a large number of charitable and not-for-profit organisations, including a number of academy schools. She has advised on systems and procedures and financial reporting, as well as managing year end audits.