Finance Posts

Government scraps Schools Bill legislation

Government scraps Schools Bill legislation

It has been announced this week that the Schools bill will be axed in its current form, with most academy legislation shelved, but ‘priority’ proposals like out-of-school register still on table. Education secretary Gillian Keegan said she “remains committed” to the...

Tips for Budgeting in Schools

Tips for Budgeting in Schools

Schools are required to submit a balanced budget for the forthcoming year, covering all forms of income and expenditure. Governors have to ratify these usually by the 31st May, however this may vary across Local Authorities. It is also important to prepare a...

Schools supplementary grant guide 2022 to 2023

Schools supplementary grant guide 2022 to 2023

What is the schools supplementary grant? In addition to the school budget share, mainstream schools will receive additional funding in 2022/2023 through the supplementary grant. The grant will fund early years, primary and secondary schools and post-16 provisions that...

New Schools: RM Finance Training

New Schools: RM Finance Training

This month, our MD Louise has been training new schools that have moved their finance package to RM Finance. We've currently been working with four new schools, one in Lambeth, one in Southwark and two schools in Salford, Manchester.  During this training we have...

Year End Preparation Hints & Tips with RM Finance

Year End Preparation Hints & Tips with RM Finance

We know that year end is a busy time for schools, so RM Finance have put together some useful hints and tips to help you through this period. Early Preparation We know you are always busy, there is rarely a quiet moment, however finding the time to do some early...