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Small schools needed extra funding for free meals, according to leaked document - September 27, 2016
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A document leaked from the Department for Education has revealed that thousands of small schools are currently struggling to with the cost of providing free school meals to disadvantaged pupils. At the moment small infant schools are currently given £2.30 … Continue reading Small schools needed extra funding for free meals, according to leaked document


Schools ordered to become academies waiting for sponsors - September 27, 2016
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A number of schools that have been ordered to become academies are still waiting for a sponsor to be appointed despite the fact that they are due to shortly undergo the conversion process. New figures from the government show that … Continue reading Schools ordered to become academies waiting for sponsors


Poor performance at academies leads to formal interventions - September 27, 2016
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According to the latest figures around two academies per week in England are facing formal interventions because of poor performance. The data, released in response to a question by the Liberal Democrats, has shown that over the last 12 months, … Continue reading Poor performance at academies leads to formal interventions


£1 million expenses bill for academy bosses leads government calls for clampdown on spending - August 17, 2016
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An investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches programme has revealed that 40 academy chains had spent more than £1 million in a year on executive expenses, including luxury hotels and first-class travel. The investigation into the pay of academy chief executives … Continue reading £1 million expenses bill for academy bosses leads government calls for clampdown on spending


Academies overspend by more than £171 million - August 17, 2016
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Academies expenditure last year exceeded their income by nearly £171 million, according to new figures from the Department for Education (DfE). In total academies received income of £16.74 billion in the year ending August 2015, but in the same year … Continue reading Academies overspend by more than £171 million


Expanding academy trusts face new ‘health checks’ - August 17, 2016
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The government has clarified how it will assess academy trusts that are looking to expand their organisation with the procurement of new schools, following questions from MPs. Those trusts looking to expand will have their applications reviewed on the basis … Continue reading Expanding academy trusts face new ‘health checks’


Teacher shortage driving up school’s costs - August 17, 2016
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New figures obtained by the Labour Party have shown that schools spent more than £56 million on advertising for teaching positions in 2015 – a 61 per cent increase on the figure for 2010 – as the shortage of teachers … Continue reading Teacher shortage driving up school’s costs


Education committee chair calls for clarity on national funding formula - July 12, 2016
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The government has announced that it is not yet ready to release details of its consultation on a future national fair funding formula – despite promising to release details after the EU referendum. Chair of the House of Commons education … Continue reading Education committee chair calls for clarity on national funding formula


Government white paper may be delayed post-Brexit - July 12, 2016
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A major Think Tank has suggested that many of the proposals in the government’s education white paper, including academisation, may be put on hold following the British Public’s decision to withdraw from the EU. Jonathan Simons, head of education at … Continue reading Government white paper may be delayed post-Brexit


Special schools are being ‘left out’ by academy system - July 12, 2016
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A special educational needs and disability (SEND) deputy headteacher has spoken out over fears that special schools are not being supported as the government moves schools towards academisation. Simon Knight, deputy headteacher at Frank Wise school in Oxford has told  … Continue reading Special schools are being ‘left out’ by academy system



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2015-09-09T12:52:08+00:00
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2015-03-30T12:33:29+00:00
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2015-09-09T11:42:15+00:00
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2015-03-20T15:26:40+00:00
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Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe
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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
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Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
2015-03-30T12:23:53+00:00
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“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
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Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans  – based in Swindon
2015-03-30T13:25:00+00:00
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