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  • Charities SORP (FRS 102) – a view on what to expect

    22 March 2017

    No sooner did the sector implement the new FRS 102 SORP, than we began to discuss the shape of the next iteration. Following a consultation that closed in December 2016, the results of the exercise are due to be published this year.…

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  • Salary sacrifice school fees – last chance saloon!

    22 March 2017

    ​Hitherto, independent schools have been able to offer staff the opportunity to save some of the cost of the school fees relating to their own children’s attendance at the school via salary sacrifice arrangements.…

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  • Data Protection - preparing for change

    17 November 2016

    Schools need to take note of the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2015. On that date, data protection law will change consistently in all EU states but the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU will have no short-term effect.…

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  • Cyber Security in Schools

    17 November 2016

    Cybersecurity is more of a threat now than ever before. Hardly a day goes by without yet another high profile organisation being in the news due to a cyber-attack: TalkTalk, Yahoo, Tesco…the list goes on.…

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  • Autumn 2016 Update for Schools

    16 November 2016

    Welcome to the Autumn 2016 Update for Schools. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Planning for fiscal stability in changing times

    16 November 2016

    “For the very first time, I have absolutely no cunning plan” tweeted Sir Tony Robinson after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. However would he if asked, have a plan, cunning or otherwise, that the Governing Bodies of UK independent schools might follow as they face the fiscal challenges raised by Brexit? Well, maybe or maybe not. But it is still a $64,000 dollar question.…

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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016

    16 November 2016

    In March this year Joanna Lada-Walicki provided an update on the draft changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education. On 5 September 2016, following consultation, the revised guidance came into force, incorporating various changes from the initial draft.…

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  • What you need to know about the changes to fundraising law

    16 November 2016

    The Kids Company story, the Olive Cooke tragedy, Daily Mail articles, parliamentary hearings. The summer of 2015 was an uncomfortable one for the wider charity sector. The dust is now beginning to settle from the whirlwind of recommendations and responses that followed the criticism of the sector’s fundraising practices. So what are the changes? Do they affect you? What do you need to do?…

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