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The Department for Education (DfE) and the Crown Commercial Service have developed free e-learning procurement training modules for school staff who are responsible for budgets and buying.
These modules are aimed at:
These modules will help school staff understand public procurement legislation, share effective practice and improve their procurement skills.
Each module contains slides, trainer notes and exercises that you can use to run your own sessions. They follow a simple procurement cycle and are designed to last from 15 to 50 minutes.
You can access the e-learning procurement training modules on the GOV.UK website
Why not take a look at the Crown Commercial Service newsletter which is all about buying goods and services in education? It's a quarterly newsletter providing updates to help schools and academies buy common goods and services.
Audit services are staffed by highly qualified and experienced auditors drawn from a wide variety of professional backgrounds embracing both the public and private sectors.
A draft copy of your schools CFR return has been produced.
Copyright gives creators the freedom to decide what happens to their creations. You may use someone else's work only if you have permission by the copyright owner or if the law allows it.
Changes to the way the Early Years (EY) funding for maintained schools is to be shown in SAP for 2017-2018.
The range of financial, legal and insurance services we offer to schools and academies together with documents and useful links.
Issues around school lettings, particularly in relation to children's centres and extended services.
Some schools will have noticed a change to the accounting treatment of the above at the year-end. Previously this issue was dealt with outside individual schools cost centres, and schools were only affected at the point of a debt being written-off.
Your public liability insurance does not automatically cover bonfire or firework displays organised by the school.
Information regarding funding support for the purposes of risk management.
Benchmarking allows you to check how your school's finances compare with other similar schools.
The timetable for preparing the year-end accounts is now available.
This guide is a supplement to the main accounts payable and accounts receivable VAT guidance.
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