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Current SEN funding is not sufficient, says heads - June 8, 2016
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New research has revealed that eight out of ten heads think schools are not receiving enough financial support to meet the needs of pupils with special educational needs (SEN). Produced by leadership and management support service, The Key, this new … Continue reading Current SEN funding is not sufficient, says heads


Government to give £600 million of funding to academies, but only half will go on conversion of new schools - June 8, 2016
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When the government announced its proposals to convert all schools in England into academies by 2022, it also confirmed that it would make an additional £600 million available to help schools complete the conversion process. However, following the u-turn on … Continue reading Government to give £600 million of funding to academies, but only half will go on conversion of new schools


New investigation reveals how MAT funding is spent - June 8, 2016
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A new study by publication Schools Week has revealed how multi-academy trusts (MATs) across the UK are budgeting money from their schools’ funding to pay for operational costs. The study looked at how much schools spent on paying central staff, … Continue reading New investigation reveals how MAT funding is spent


Government does a U-turn on academisation plans - May 19, 2016
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The Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the government has abandoned its plans to introduce new legislation that would force every school in England to become an academy by 2022, following criticism from some MPs. A number of back … Continue reading Government does a U-turn on academisation plans


Academy trusts without ‘strong track record’ can’t have more schools - May 19, 2016
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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that academy trusts that are not able to demonstrate a “strong track record” in improving schools will not be allowed to take on more schools. The commitment was made by the minister during a … Continue reading Academy trusts without ‘strong track record’ can’t have more schools


New research shows improvements at Sponsor-Led Academies - May 19, 2016
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New data analysis has revealed that sponsor-led academies improve substantially after conversion. The new research from SchoolDash, a specialist website that collates education data, shows that disadvantaged pupils at sponsor-led academies improve more than their peers, mirroring the results found … Continue reading New research shows improvements at Sponsor-Led Academies


Schools face immediate intervention under Education and Adoption Bill - April 11, 2016
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From April this year council-maintained schools rated inadequate by Ofsted will immediately face “academisation” – forced conversion into an academy – under the Education and Adoption Bill. Under the Bill, which is due to be ratified by the Queen at … Continue reading Schools face immediate intervention under Education and Adoption Bill


Government launches consultation on national fair funding formula for schools - April 11, 2016
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New consultation documents launched by the Education Secretary Nick Morgan have hinted at how school funding will be delivered via the national funding formula from 2017. The proposals have been created to end historical inequalities in the funding system which … Continue reading Government launches consultation on national fair funding formula for schools


The true scale of school PFI debts revealed - April 11, 2016
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Analysis of Treasury Figures has estimated that every state school in England would have to pay more than £1 million each to clear the debt owed to the private firms that built new schools under Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts. … Continue reading The true scale of school PFI debts revealed


Schools shun chance to offer to 2 per cent pay rise to best staff - February 10, 2016
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A new survey has found than more than half of schools have failed to take up the chance to reward their best teachers with an additional two per cent pay rise. In September last year the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan … Continue reading Schools shun chance to offer to 2 per cent pay rise to best staff



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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
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Development of building projects – based in Staines
2015-03-30T12:33:29+00:00
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Environmental Services  - based in Reading
2015-09-09T12:52:08+00:00
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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
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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
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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

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