Academies accounts returnThe online form is now open and the deadline to submit is 23 February 2021. Find out how to get ready to meet the requirements and submit the form.
Academies chart of accountsThe DfE recommend adopting the new academies chart of accounts from September 2019. Find out what it is, how you use it, and how it'll save you time completing your financial returns.
Gender pay gap reporting: requirements, calculator and templateThe new deadline is 5 October 2021. If you’ve got more than 250 employees in your trust, you need to publish and report specific figures about your trust’s gender pay gap. Download our calculator to help you work out these numbers, and use our report template to present your data.
Key performance indicators (KPIs): requirements and guidanceYou must set financial key performance indicators (KPIs), and report on them to trustees. It's also a good idea to set other KPIs as part of your improvement planning. Have a look at examples of KPIs you might use, and see approaches from other trusts.
Top-slicing academy budgetsTop-slicing is a key aspect of MAT finance. Learn about the rules of top-slicing and read case studies on how 2 trusts set their top-slicing strategies. You can also see examples of how other trusts approach central financing.