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Department for Education clarify expectations from Pupil Premium spending - August 17, 2015
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Schools have been reassured by the Department for Education (DfE) top civil servant that they will not be required to meet targets over their pupil premium spending. During a Public Accounts Committee hearing looking into the funding for disadvantaged pupils, … Continue reading Department for Education clarify expectations from Pupil Premium spending


Universal Credit change likely to affect pupil premium - July 28, 2015
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A new report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has suggested that schools may lose out on pupil premium funding due to the introduction of the new Universal Credit system. Released this week, the NAO report on funding for disadvantaged … Continue reading Universal Credit change likely to affect pupil premium


Fair funding formula won’t be ready for another two years, says Morgan - July 28, 2015
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School leaders have been told by the Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, that a national fair funding model will not be ready until September 2017. Speaking to delegates at the National Governors’ Association’s summer conference in Manchester Ms Morgan said that … Continue reading Fair funding formula won’t be ready for another two years, says Morgan


Consultation paper launched to help with governance - July 28, 2015
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Research conducted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) has led to the creation of a new consultation paper designed to support academies with developing good governance. The study by the ICSA found that academies are struggling to … Continue reading Consultation paper launched to help with governance


Government announce plans to turn up to 1,000 schools in England into academies - June 29, 2015
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Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has said that the government will introduce new rules in its proposed Education and Adoption Bill that will seek to “remove bureaucratic and legal loopholes” that have slowed the process of academy conversion for failing schools. … Continue reading Government announce plans to turn up to 1,000 schools in England into academies


New guidance issued on budget forecast returns - June 29, 2015
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Academies have been given new guidance to help them complete their 2015-2016 budget forecast returns. The Education Funding Agency (EFA) published a workbook and a guide to using it on its website on 24 March, which it said would help … Continue reading New guidance issued on budget forecast returns


Planning toolkit goes online - June 29, 2015
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The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has launched the first phase of an online efficiency toolkit to support to help all types of schools with strategic planning and budgeting. The first part of the toolkit, which can be accessed here, is … Continue reading Planning toolkit goes online


New guidance aims to raise governance standards - May 28, 2015
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New guidance has been issued to help improve the effectiveness of school governance and improve the education academies and other schools deliver. The document, entitled What Governing Boards Should Expect From School Leaders And What School Leaders Should Expect From … Continue reading New guidance aims to raise governance standards


Academies face funding crisis - May 28, 2015
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Schools across the country are busy completing their budgets for the year ahead however, more and more often schools are finding themselves facing financial difficulties due to the ongoing cuts to education funding. Ahead of this month’s general election the … Continue reading Academies face funding crisis


Leading teachers association calls for review of teachers pay - May 28, 2015
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The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has called on the Government to reject the School Teachers Review Body’s (STRB’s) latest reassessment of teachers’ pay. In a recent consultation paper the STRB recommended an increase of one per cent … Continue reading Leading teachers association calls for review of teachers pay



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“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control.

“We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and have a great approach to business and to client relationships. There have been certain business challenges where I have had to pick up the phone to them or arrange a meeting for advice and they have always taken a very active and caring approach. They never make you feel like you are imposing, and we have recommended them often.”

Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe
2015-11-05T14:40:27+00:00
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control. “We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and have a great approach to business and to client relationships. There have been certain business challenges where I have had to pick up the phone to them or arrange a meeting for advice and they have always taken a very active and caring approach. They never make you feel like you are imposing, and we have recommended them often.” Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
2015-03-30T11:40:53+00:00
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.” Development of building projects – based in Staines
“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant - someone who will do what he says.”

Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
2015-03-30T12:23:53+00:00
“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant - someone who will do what he says.” Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.”

Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans  – based in Swindon
2015-03-30T13:25:00+00:00
“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.” Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans  – based in Swindon
“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and just to talk things through.”

“We are grateful that they are able to give us all the facts. They know our business so well and we are comfortable chatting to them about it.”

Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard
2015-03-30T12:32:01+00:00
“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and just to talk things through.” “We are grateful that they are able to give us all the facts. They know our business so well and we are comfortable chatting to them about it.” Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard
"The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant."

Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
2015-03-20T15:26:40+00:00
"The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant." Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for example, and their professionalism helped it to go very smoothly.”

Environmental Services  - based in Reading
2015-09-09T12:52:08+00:00
“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for example, and their professionalism helped it to go very smoothly.” Environmental Services  - based in Reading
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes to discussing our accounts, we get a visit from a partner at the firm. You probably wouldn’t get that with a lot of companies. They are all very friendly.”

UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough
2015-09-09T11:42:15+00:00
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes to discussing our accounts, we get a visit from a partner at the firm. You probably wouldn’t get that with a lot of companies. They are all very friendly.” UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough
“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.”

Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe
2015-03-30T11:26:23+00:00
“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.” Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
2015-03-30T12:33:29+00:00
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.” Development of building projects – based in Staines

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